George Benjamin Tickets
George Benjamin who has been honored as the Commander of the British Empire, is an acclaimed composer of the classical music genre. Hailing from Briton, Benjamin is a successful teacher, pianist as well as a conductor. Born on the 31st of January in 1960 in London in England, this talented musician went to the Westminster School and completed his studies alongside Olivier Messiaen at the popular Paris Conservations in the late 1970s. Olivier Messiaen has been accounted as telling the media that Benjamin was one of his favorite students.
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After completing his studies from the Paris Conservations, Benjamin went onto study music at the famous King’s College located in Cambridge. There he studied under the guidance of Alexander Goehr. Soon, he became known as a mature musician with an extremely powerful voice. He created an orchestral piece known as Ringed by the Flat Horizon which had been originally written for the Cambridge University Musical Society and was also featured for the first time in Cambridge under the charge of Mark Elder. This piece was performed on the 5th of March in 1980 at The Proms, while Benjamin was still studying in Cambridge. This piece of his made him amongst the youngest composers alive to have ever had the opportunity of having performed live at The Proms.
Ever since the decade of the 1980s, George Benjamin has successfully completed a vast number of commissions which also comprise of Sudden Time for an orchestra, Antara for a group and this was the premier composition that had been published utilizing the known Sibelius notation program as well as Three Inventions which was for a chamber orchestra. The first music festival that was Benjamin was a part of was the Meltdown extravaganza that took place in London in 1993. For two years, from 1992 till 1994, he aided Yvonne Loriod to finish the last work of her husband, Olivier Messiaen, known as Concert a quatre.
For 16 years, he taught at the famed Royal College of Music which is in London. There Benjamin turned out to be the opening Prince Consort Professor of Composition prior to the designations being handed to Sir Harrison Birtwistle who was titled as Henry Purcell in January 2001 as Professor of Composition at the college. The London Symphony Orchestra initiated a season filled with magnanimous festivals of concerts in 2002-2003, in which Benjamin took part in as "By George!" The first opera oriented work of his was titled as Into the Little Hill. This work was in affiliation with the acclaimed playwright named Martin Crimp. The opera was inaugurated at the Festival d’Automne which was in Paris in 2006. The opera production received rave reviews and has been effectively touring on both ends of the Atlantic. In February in 2009, the opera got its London premier hosted at the Royal Opera House.
The latest project of George Benjamin has been another opera by the title of Written on Skin. This is a libretto written by Martin Crimp and has been bespoke via the Aix-en-Provence Festival, where it was fruitfully premiered in the summer of 2012. Many performances of this opera were held at Wiener Festwochen, Covent Garden, in Toulouse at the famed Theatre du Capitole, La Scala in Milan, Bavarian State Opera, and the Netherlands Opera. He has been a trainer as well as a mentor for young yet brilliant composers like Dai Fujikura and Luke Bedford. This incredible musician is scheduled to perform live in a breathtaking music event taking place in a venue near you. If you are a fan of his or a fan of being a part of a mind blowing live concert, then this is a great opportunity for you to get your George Benjamin tickets and enjoy a memorable time with your friends and loved ones at this mega event.
By booking your George Benjamin tickets today, you will surely experience a live music event like never before. Benjamin enjoys a massive fan following and all of his music shows have been sold out well in advance. We give you our word, that from the moment the show starts right till the end, you will enjoy a music show that will enthrall and captivate you. This is definitely one of those events that are commendable in every way.