“The Hand that Made us is Divine” – an introduction to the music of Benjamin Britten


2013 marks the centenary of the birth of composer Benjamin Britten. Although Britten had an ambivalent relationship with organised religion, he often drew on the Christian heritage for inspiration. Come to the Performance Café to go on a lavishly illustrated journey through the life and work of this prolific musician.

Tim Mayfield is an avid devotee of the music of Benjamin Britten. As such he is revelling in the centenary of the composer’s birth, borne along by a tide of new recordings, performances and publications. Tim is the priest of Christ Church in Cheltenham.

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