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Published: 13 May 2013

By Andy Ross

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Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten's home in Aldeburgh is about to have its piano reinstated as part of the restoration of the Red House. This report from the BBC is very happy news for us Britten fans.

Benjamin Britten's music is also coming to Mareel next month with a concert dedicated to  'cello music. JS Bach, Tavener and some new works will be performed on June 4th by Matthew Barley.

If you simply cannot wait for a shot of Mr Britten's wonderful, witty music, have a listen and a look at this from Albert Herring, Britten's comic opera. This excerpt is where the townsfolk decide to elect a May King instead of a May Queen...