Bartlett and Robertson Collection

The collection at the Academy includes personal photographs, some press cuttings and letters relating to this eminent piano duo. . Ethel Bartlett (1896 - 1978) and Rae Robertson (1893 - 1956) were a very successful piano duo. They were both students at the Royal Academy of Music and enjoyed an extensive international career, in particular in the United States of America. They commissioned and recorded many of new works for piano duo from composers including Bohuslav Martinu and Benjamin Britten.  Ethel Bartlett, a student of Tobias Matthay and Artur Schnabel, also partnered John Barbirolli in his early career.

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Academy Big Band at the EFG London Jazz Festival

18.11.2018 6:00pm,

The Academy is proud to collaborate with the EFG London Jazz Festival to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of the iconic Mi...