Britten: Our Hunting Fathers
Britten's Our Hunting Fathers, with its chilling message and allusions to war, it still makes for uncomfortable listening, but it was to prove his first masterpiece.
Former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Ben Johnson (tenor) joins the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Paul Daniel.
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