Benjamin Britten archive
Watch Why Is There So Much Classical In 'Moonrise Kingdom'?
June 28, 2012 – How the music of British composer Benjamin Britten inspired Wes Anderson's latest film.
Read Britten's War Requiem: 50 Years On, Still As Harrowing As Ever
May 29, 2012 – A stellar new recording from the London Symphony Orchestra of a poignant and timely work.
Read Remembering 'A Born God' Among Singers: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
May 18, 2012 – One of the titans of classical singing in the 20th century has died at age 86.
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Game-Changing Composers In Postwar Europe
April 25, 2012 – European opera ranged from realistic to unhinged in the 20th century.
Read Shiver-Inducing 'Winter Words'
Listen Sallying Forth: Bejun Mehta Takes On The 20th Century
September 20, 2011 – The countertenor leaves the Baroque era behind, at least for a while. Hear "Silent Noon."
Watch Nico Muhly: Gaming One's Way Into Classical Music
Read The Lesson Of Britten's 'War Requiem'
Read Spring for Music: Oregon Symphony WQXR
Read Janine Jansen: Portrait Of A Rising Violinist
Read Classical Music Memorials WGBH
Listen Desperate Beauty: Britten's 'Death In Venice'
Listen The Jupiter String Quartet: Orbiting Perfection WGBH
Listen The Festivus Quartet: Everybody's In Charge
Listen Master Cellist, Conductor Rostropovich Dies at 80