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Film exploring Benjamin Britten's creativity in the face of death as he raced to complete his opera Death in Venice, tackling an edgy subject which resonated with his own life.
BBC archive programmes featuring trailblazing 20th Century classical music composers. Watch the 'Benjamin. A Documentary by John Bridcut As he withdrew from the public eye in his later years, Britten re-dedicated himself to composition with an intensity that defied his .
To mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, Britten's Endgame explores the composer's creativity in the face of death.
Those closest to him watched. John Bridcut presents a documentary exploring Britten's final years and the impact the spectre of death had on his last compositions. Britten raced to complete. John Bridcut, John Graham Hall, BBC Concert Orchestra, Paul Kildea, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten. Britten's Endgame. 4. Read and write album reviews for Britten's Endgame [Video] - Benjamin Britten on AllMusic.
But then I bought the two [Beckett] texts, Endgame and Godot, and they Britten's work isn't an opera but has been given a full staging, in an. John Bridcut's much-anticipated second documentary entitled Britten's Endgame about Benjamin Britten focuses on the last years of the. Read our critical review of Britten's Endgame, the BBC4 documentary by John Bridcut about Benjamin Britten's final years and last opera. Celebrating the centenary of composer Benjamin Britten, Film maker John Bridcut's new film is to be shown on BBC Four this Thursday 14 November.