Update, 12 April 2021:
All our shops, the Maltings Gallery and our outdoor covered café are now open. You can also book River Trips along the River Alde and Pizza in the Tipi. Concerts will restart in late May. Read our re-opening plans here.

Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme

Courses for emerging professional singers, instrumentalists, composers and conductors led by high-profile musicians

More information coming soon

After a year of cancelled courses and moving some elements online, the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme is springing back into life this summer with a new model of working. In response to the pandemic, in 2021-22 we are shifting the focus of the programme to a year-round artist development offer for a single cohort of talented emerging artists.

We’ll be updating this page with more information, including how to apply, very soon!

Past courses

Antonio Pappano teaches Bass-baritone ByeongMin Gil and Tae-Yang

Opera Arias

Antonio Pappano • Pamela Bullock • Julia Faulkner

Britten–Pears Young Artist Masterclasses with Mark Padmore

Singing Britten

Mark Padmore • James Baillieu • Julia Faulkner

Composition and performance course with Oliver Knussen & Colin M

Composition & Performance

Colin Matthews • Mark-Anthony Turnage • Claire Booth

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