London, England, United Kingdom (1960 – present)
George Benjamin (born January 31, 1960, London, England) is a British composer of classical music. He is also a conductor, pianist and teacher.
Benjamin attended Westminster School and then studied with Olivier Messiaen at the Paris Conservatoire during the second half of the 1970s. Messiaen himself was reported to have described Benjamin as his favourite pupil.
He then read music at King's College, Cambridge, studying under Alexander Goehr, and emerged in his early twenties as a mature and confident voice… read more
|1||3 Studies: No. 2, Meditation on Haydn's Name||
|2||Three Miniatures for Solo Violin: I. A Lullaby for Lalit||
|3||Part One, Scene I: Chorus of Angels I||
|4||Part One, Scene II: The Protector, Agnès and the Boy||
|5||Part Two, Scene VII: The Protector's Bad Dream||
|6||A Mind of Winter||
|7||Part One, Scene IV: Agnès and the Boy I||
|8||Part One, Scene III: Chorus of Angels II||
|9||Part One, Scene V: The Protector and the Visitors||
|10||Part Two, Scene VIII: The Protector and Agnès||
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