Britten's War Requiem

November 9, 2013
Tatiana Pavlovskaya, soprano
John Mark Ainsley, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor
American Boychoir, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, music director
Charles Dutoit, conductor

BRITTEN - War Requiem, Op. 66

>> Download text and program notes from the BSO


listen buttonMichael Foster, author of The Idea Was Good, a history of the premiere of Britten's War Requiem, talks with WCRB's Brian McCreath about the 1962 premiere


(photo of Benjamin Britten by Roland Haupt, courtesy of britten100.org)