Musical Tours: British and Viennese Fortepianos — The Battle of Inventions free

Monday, 20.03.2017 13:00, Museum Piano Gallery


In this musical tour Dr Elena Vorotko will highlight the differences between the British and Viennese early fortepianos. The battleground of sound and textures between the rival firms was the hub of inspiration for Classical composers. The musical commentary to the story will be given through works by JC Bach, Clementi, Field, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven.

Free tickets available from the Academy’s Box Office: telephone 020 7873 7300 from Tuesday 13th January; these tickets will not be available online. Maximum of 15 people

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