Colour and Music
Spencer Series: Intriguing Prints and Manuscripts
Tue 29 Jan 2019, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Deborah Pritchard explores her synaesthetic approach to composition and collaboration with artist Maggi Hambling.
Family Event: The Dulcimer
Wed 13 Feb 2019, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
A spotlight on beautiful and interesting examples of music on paper with PhD student Fabricio Mattos.
Children's Tour: Development of the Piano
Tue 19 Feb 2019, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
In this event, led by Colin Huehns, hear the beautiful sounds, learn to play, and explore the history of hammered dulcimers.
Fauré's Late Song Cycles
Fri 22 Feb 2019, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Come and look into a treasure chest of musical sounds.
The Lives and Music of Blind Musicians in Post-War London
Fri 1 Mar 2019, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
An exploration of Fauré's late vocal works.
Ancestral Voices: A Celebration of Clara Schumann
Thu 7 Mar 2019, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Find out about the lives of blind musicians from 1945 to 1970 in this documentary film following five musicians from different background.
Spencer Series: Reimagined Guitars
Tue 12 Mar 2019, 11.45am - 12.45pm
Dr Elena Vorotko explores Schumann's life, friendships and busy career.
Musical Tour: Development of the Piano
Wed 13 Mar 2019, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
An opportunity to listen to rarely played instruments from the Spencer Collection.
Telling Stories: Women and Diaries
Tue 19 Mar 2019, 11.45am - 12.45pm
Honorary Research Fellow Dr Elena Vorotko gives a specialist guided tour of the Academy Museum's historic keyboard collection.
Listening to Recordings: Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux
Wed 20 Mar 2019, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
An event looking at the relationship between women's diaries and other media, presented by Dr Briony Cox-Williams.
Fri 22 Mar 2019, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Roderick Chadwick and Daniel-Ben Pienaar discuss Yvonne Loriod's two complete recordings of Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux.