Correspondence from Benjamin Britten to the Aldeburgh Festival

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  • Reference
      GB 1111 BBA/ALDEBURGH_FESTIVAL_OF_MUSIC_AND_THE_ARTS/FROM/1958
  • Dates of Creation
      1958-1959
  • Physical Description
      30 items

Scope and Content

Letters from Benjamin Britten to the Aldeburgh Festival from 1958-1959 covering topics such as:

- A letter to Yehudi Menuhin with the proposed programme for the Festival

- Proposal of the Aldeburgh Festival Theatre with help from the Gulbenkian Foundation

- BBC plans to record Dido and Aeneas with Britten conducting

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