Centennial of Composer Benjamin Britten

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September 29, 2013


Adelphi University

Garden City

All Ages


Description: This year marks 100 years since the birth of Benjamin Britten, renowned English composer of classical music. To celebrate his centennial, on Sunday, September 29, the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) will host the “Adelphi Distinguished Faculty in Concert: Britten Celebration.” The evening will feature the song cycle The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, performed by Adelphi faculty artists Jonathan Goodman, tenor and Christopher Lyndon-Gee, piano, and Nocturnal After John Dowland, performed by William Zito, guitar. The program also includes Piano Sonata No. 2 by Michael Tippett.

Address: 1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-877-4040
Website: adelphi.edu