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Talk: Artists as Emigrants

Friday 22 June, 3-4pm
To mark Peter Pears’ 108th birthday, art historian Dr Mandy Bentley discusses artists represented in the Britten–Pears Foundation collection in whose work the challenges and rewards of emigration have played a significant part.
Tickets: £10

Red House Tours

Tuesday - Sunday at 2pm
An informative guided tour given by our dedicated volunteers will offer the opportunity to explore both floors of Britten and Pears’ home. Approx. 40 minutes.
Tickets: £2.50 (in addition to admission charge of £5.50)

Art Talk

Discover Britten and Pears’ extensive and eclectic art collection.

Britten and America: Recital 1

Friday 27 July, 5-6pm
Featuring Erika Mädi Jones (soprano) and Panaretos Kyriatzidis (piano). Series offer available.
Tickets: £12.50

Britten and America: Recitals 1, 2 & 3

27 July, 10 August, 24 August
Book your series ticket here.
Ticket: £35 (saving £2.50)

As You Like It

Thursday 9 August, 5-7pm
The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons present their innovative and hilarious open-air version of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy. Suitable for families.
Tickets: £13.50 adults, £8 children

Britten and America: Recital 2

Friday 10 August, 5-6pm
With Ben Vonberg-Clark (tenor) and Edward Picton-Turbervill (piano). Series offer available.
Tickets: £12.50

Britten and America: Recital 3

Friday 24 August, 5-6pm
Bernstein’s Birthday concert with Lisa Cassidy (soprano) and Somi Kim (piano). Includes themed dinner at the East Coast Café. Please indicate reservation when booking. Series offer available.
Tickets: £12.50 

Discovery Session: Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo

Wednesday 26 September, 11am-12.30pm
This session will look in-dept of this song cycle Britten composed for Pears 1940 whilst they were in America together. With Lucy Walker.
Tickets: £5

Scratch Choir: Living in America

Friday 5 October, 11am-4pm
Conductor Ben Vonberg-Clark will guide you through an intensive and productive day learning choral pieces from scratch which will then be performed in Britten’s Library.
Tickets: £7.50

Scratch Choir: A Ceremony of Carols

Friday 7 December, 11am-4pm
Come and sing Britten's most festival piece accompanied by a harpist.
Tickets: £7.50