The Singers: Britten calls for a sitzprobe.

A sitzprobe is a rehearsal for singers with orchestra but with no stage action or stage props.  This was our first meeting with the eminent singers, amongst whom were Peter Pears, tenor, Britten’s lover;  Kathlleen Ferrier, contralto; Joan Cross,soprano; Otakar Kraus baritone and Richard Lewis, tenor.

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