Otto Klemperer Collection

Otto Klemperer HonRAM (1885-1973) was one of the leading conductors of the 20th-century and a distinguished authority on the Austro-German repertoire. The conductor’s daughter, the late Lotte Klemperer, presented the Klemperer Collection to the Academy in 1973.The gift includes a portrait, batons, books, and scores with Klemperer’s own markings.The bust of Klemperer was presented by Jonathan Allsop and Adam Kurakin in 1996.

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Musical Tours: Square and Grand Fortepianos — Battle of Inventions free

23.01.2018 14:30 - 15:30, Museum Piano Gallery

Honorary Research Fellow Dr Elena Vorotko explores the contrasts in sound and construction between British and Viennese early fortepianos

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