• Sunday 11 August 2013 - Sunday 18 August 2013

    Masterclass: Schubert Lieder

    In this intensive class we explore the extraordinary period between 1823-6 which included the first of Schubert’s great song cycles, Die schöne Müllerin and songs like Die junge Nonne.


  • Friday 2 August 2013 - Thursday 8 August 2013

    BPO Britten and Bruckner

    Robin Ticciati conductor

    The brilliant young music director of Glyndebourne and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra makes a welcome return to Aldeburgh to perform one of Britten’s most important orchestral scores with the legendary Miklos Perenyi, alongside Bruckner’s thrilling 4th symphony.


  • Monday 29 July 2013 - Thursday 1 August 2013

    Masterclass: Bach and Britten Cello Suites

    The great Hungarian cellist leads a masterclass on this core repertoire for solo cello before joining the Britten–Pears Orchestra for its performance of the Britten Cello Symphony.


Britten–Pears Programme

What our past alumni say:

‘I have never been anywhere else where I have learnt so much in so short a time and have come away refreshed and itching to make music.’

‘The BPP is a great opportunity to work with top musicians in a friendly and supportive environment. ... The genuine love of music embedded in everyone here is truly inspirational and reminds us why we want to be musicians.’

‘Britten–Pears is a very positive experience. From the stunning location to the excellent tuition it is an opportunity young musicians should not miss out on.’

‘The Programme is a great symposium where composers, performers and tutors can work closely together in an inspirational environment.’