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Lennox Berkeley

Publisher: Chester Music

Lennox Berkeley was a composer of special virtues. His legacy includes some wonderful songs and piano pieces ... and a specific Catholic spirituality translated into religious music which will, surely, last. - Ian Bostridge, The Times

Berkeley's chamber music - small scale but sterling - is perhaps his creative essence. - The Sunday Times

Berkeley's polished craftsmanship is a key factor in this music, but so too is his acute ear for instrumental timbre and his subtle range of expression. Well work a listen. -  The Sunday Telegraph
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Career Highlights:
  • 1977-83 President of Cheltenham Festival
  • 1974 knighted for Services to Music
  • 1954 premiere of his first opera Nelson at Sadler's Wells
  • 1946 appointed Professor of Composition at London's Royal Academy of Music
  • 1936 met Britten at ISCM Festival in Barcelona
  • 1926 began lessons with Nadia Boulanger





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