Paul Kildea discusses his biography of Benjamin Britten on Front Row.
Paul Kildea's major biography of the twentieth-century composer, Benjamin Britten, is published in the year that marks his centenary. This vivid portrait of the composer explores the private and creative life of the man who composed operas that have entered the popular consciousness as well as the musical canon. Today, new beginnings.
Read by Alex Jennings.
Abridged by Richard Hamilton.
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.