The Last Century
Britten & Contemporaries, episode 32: War Requiem (1)
With recordings by Britten himself and extracts from rehearsals.
In the coming episodes of Britten & Contemporaties you will literally hear
Britten himself during rehearsals of his opus 66, from 1963, made in secret by the recording’s producer, John Culshaw.
Galina Vishnevskaya · Peter Pears
Bach Choir · Melos Ensemble
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus