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William Alwyn

William Alwyn (Composer)

Born: 7th November 1905, Northampton, England

Died: 11th September 1985, Southwold, England

Nationality: English

William Alwyn , was an English composer, conductor, and music teacher.

Further Reading: Alwyn

 Interview, Anna Patalong and Benedict Nelson on Miss Julie

The British soprano and baritone (and real-life couple) discuss bringing William Alwyn's unjustly neglected opera to life last year for a concert-performance at the Barbican followed by a studio recording, released on Chandos last month.

 Recording of the Week, William Alwyn's Miss Julie from Sakari Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Real-life husband-and-wife Anna Patalong and Benedict Nelson star in the English composer's 1977 opera, based on Strindberg's great naturalistic drama from 1888.

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