Cardiff and South East Wales Friends of Welsh National Opera present Britten Remembered – My Time at Aldeburgh by John Richardson

Cardiff and South East Wales Friends of Welsh National Opera present Britten Remembered – My time at Aldeburgh by John Richardson.

In this centenary year of Benjamin Britten’s birth, John will relate to his own experiences of 3 Aldeburgh festivals as a member of the English Opera Group stage management team (1967/8/9) and other fringe meeting and associations with Benjamin Britten.

John’s illustrated talk will include memories of the premiere of The Prodigal Son, the first revival of Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Royal opening of The Maltings in 1967 and it’s subsequent destruction by fire in 1969. John will also relate some of the trials, tribulations and pleasures of touring with the English Opera Group.

On Friday 22nd February 2013 at St Mary’s Church Hall, Whitchurch Cardiff. CF14 2ED at 7.30pm. Tickets are £13.50. Please book your place at this event with Ruth Williams, tel 01656 865 001.

A voluntary organisation founded to support the work of Friends of Welsh National Opera (Charity N0. 5035838)

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