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Peter Pears in Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears

Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears: In Rehearsal and Performance

1962 NR

Joined by the CBC Vancouver Chamber Orchestra and acclaimed tenor Peter Pears, renowned composer and conductor Benjamin Britten takes the stage to perform his celebrated song cycle "Nocturne" for Tenor, Seven Obbligato Instruments and Strings. In addition to the televised performance, this program also offers a glimpse behind the scenes with a compilation of footage capturing Britten and company in the midst of rehearsal.