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16/05/1971 Britten's opera "Owen Wingrave" premieres in Aldwych, London

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Benjamin Britten interview, 1968

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Benjamin Britten Discusses Owen Wingrave

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Sir Peter Pears; "May God bless the Queen"; Owen Wingrave; Benjamin Britten

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Top 10 Opera Songs

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Owen Wingrave is an opera originally written for a televised performance. The opera has two acts with music by Benjamin Britten. The libretto is by Myfanwy Piper, based on a short story by Henry James. The premiere was recorded at Snape Maltings in November 1970 and first broadcast on BBC2.