9 Mar 2016

Interrupted Cadences - Britten

From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 9 March 2016
Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten Photo: Commons

Crossing the Atlantic in 1942 meant dodging U-boats. Benjamin Britten was lucky to make it - but what if he hadn't?

John Drummond explores critical moments in the history of Western music when things might well have turned out very differently.