BA Year 4 student Benjamin Russell performing in Aldeburgh Festival

June 62011

BA Year 4 student, Benjamin Russell, will sing the role of Junius in Britten’s ‘The Rape of Lucretia’ for the Aldeburgh Festival in June 2011.

The work will be performed in Snape Maltings, Amsterdam and Luxembourg. In addition the performance will be broadcast by BBC Radio 3 and recorded by EMI.

The performances will be conducted by Oliver Knussen and the cast includes Ian Bostridge, Susan Gritton, Angelika Kirchschlager and Peter Coleman-Wright.

Congratulations to Ben (a recent semi-finalist in the s’Hertogennosch Competition) and to his teacher, Sylvia O’Regan, in securing a role amongst this distinguished case.