Ian Bostridge Sings Britten
EMI Classics 33430-2
Britten: Songs from the Chinese, Op 58 (9:05)
Ian Bostridge, tenor; Xuefei Yang, guitar
English composer Benjamin Britten was one of the most prolific song composers of the 20th century. His song cycles were an important part of his body of work. In celebration of Britten’s 100th birthday anniversary, Ian Bostridge releases a recital disc devoted to the composer’s lieder. Supporting Bostridge in this recording are pianist Antonio Pappano and guitarist Xuefei Yang.