Benjamin Britten: A Century of Inspiration

The program committee invites proposals for academic presentations.  All Britten-related topics are invited for submission including musicological, analytical, and performance.  Papers from extra-musical fields that intersect with Britten’s work such as theatre, literature, and culture are also invited.  In keeping with the nature of the symposium, the program committee is particularly interested in presentations that make connections between academic and performance issues.

Proposals may take one of the following forms: Academic papers will have 20 minutes for presentation with a 10-minute question time to follow.  Please submit a 500-word abstract to  As individual proposals will be reviewed anonymously, do not include your name on these proposals. Panel discussions may be a total of 60 minutes, including question and answer time from the audience. Please submit a 500-word abstract to Lecture recitals may vary in length.  Please submit a 300-word abstract to and include the estimated time in your proposal. The deadline for all proposals is July 5.

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