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Protecting the Red House

The former home of composer Benjamin Britten and tenor Peter Pears thrills with an eclectic collection of contemporary art By Aston Lark Private Clients director Julie Webb There’s an immediate sense of fun when visitors arrive at The Red House, in Suffolk, with a ‘Beware of the dog’ sign on the gate – written in Greek. The former owners, composer Benjamin Britten and tenor Peter Pears, owned a dachshund, so there’s a hint both of...

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