Peter Pears
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1910-06-22
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Peter Pears

Peter Pears Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears CBE ( PEERZ; 22 June 1910 – 3 April 1986) was an English tenor. His career was closely associated with the composer Benjamin Britten, his personal and professional partner for nearly forty years.

Pears' musical career started slowly. He was at first unsure whether to concentrate on playing or singing, and despite the efforts of some of his friends, it was not until he met Britten in 1937 that he threw himself wholeheartedly into singing. Once he and Britten were established as a partnership, the composer wrote many concert and operatic works with Pears's voice in mind, and the singer played roles in more than ten operas by his Britten. In the concert hall, Pears and Britten were celebrated recitalists, known in particular for their performances of lieder by Schubert and Schumann. Together they recorded most of the works written for Pears by Britten, as well as a wide range of music by other composers. Working with other musicians, Pears sang an extensive repertoire of music from four centuries, from the Tudor period to the most modern times.

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1976: Prom 30
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/exj6q9
Royal Albert Hall
1976-08-15T11:41:31
15
Aug
1976

Proms 1976: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1975: Prom 28
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/emfxj5
Royal Albert Hall
1975-08-21T11:41:31
21
Aug
1975

Proms 1975: Prom 28

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1975: Prom 26
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e24fxj
Royal Albert Hall
1975-08-19T11:41:31
19
Aug
1975

Proms 1975: Prom 26

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1971: Prom 45
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8q9rz
Royal Albert Hall
1971-09-08T11:41:31
8
Sep
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 45

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1967: Prom 05
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/emzp6q
Royal Albert Hall
1967-07-26T11:41:31
26
Jul
1967

Proms 1967: Prom 05

Royal Albert Hall

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