Britten Centennial Celebration

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  • Price: $20 - $99
  • Date: Fri, Nov 22, 2013
  • Time: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Venue: 1419 Basin Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Location: Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
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benjamin-britten-banner-lgThe Symphony Chorus of New Orleans joins The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in performing Benjamin Britten’s Ballad of Heroes.

In this moving piece, Britten sets the complex poetry of W.H. Auden and Randall Swingler to music, contemplating the strange circumstances under which even pacifists decide that there is no other option but to bring war to those who oppress others.

More About Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts

The Mahalia Jackson Theater houses performances by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Orleans Opera Association, the New Orleans Ballet Association, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and Broadway Shows. World renown entertainers from the realm of Comedy, Gospel, Blues, R&B and Rock add New Orleans onto their tour schedules to perform at this grand performance space.