Friday Afternoons was launched in 2013 to celebrate the centenary of British composer, Benjamin Britten. On 22 November 2013, more than 67,000 young people from across the world joined together in song, and this year we want you to help us beat that number!
New songs commissioned by Aldeburgh Music
Aldeburgh Music has commissioned nine new songs all inspired by traditional folk music and, together with the wonderful song composed by a winner of the Britten Young Songwriter Competition, and two folk song arrangements written by Britten himself, we have created a new set of songs from which you can pick and choose what you want to sing. Take a look below…
What’s coming up?
We are looking for singing groups – large and small, young and old, and from all around the world – to join together in song on Friday 28 November 2014.
Have a look at what happened in 2013
In 2013, performances took place in 15 different countries spread across four continents, and covering 12 time zones. You might like to take a look at our world map from last year, and look at the list of who took part…