Les Illuminations (The Illuminations), Op. 18, is a song cycle by Benjamin Britten, first performed in 1940. It is composed for soprano or tenor soloist and string orchestra, and sets verse and prose poems written in 1872–1873 by Arthur Rimbaud, part of his collection Les Illuminations.
Performances & Interviews
- Britten: Les Illuminationshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01td5xw.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01td5xw.jpg2014-05-22T12:57:00.000ZCharles Hazlewood explores Britten's Les Illuminations.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zkdxk
Britten: Les IlluminationsCharles Hazlewood explores Britten's Les Illuminations.