April 17, 2013

Benjamin Britten honoured on stamp

In his centenary year, composer Benjamin Britten is among the ten 'Great Britons' honoured by Royal Mail in a new set of stamps.

The stamps are available from today.

Read more here.

As part of EMI Classics' commemoration of the great composer's cenetary, British tenor Ian Bostridge has recorded a programme of songs by Benjamin Britten - accompanied by Antonio Pappano, who has just released his new recording of Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. It will be released on April 22. Find out more here.