Iconography and Collections Guides

Duke’s Hall portraits: Portraits, Sculpture and Works of Art in the Entrance, Duke’s Hall and Patrons Room.

Entrance Hall paintings: Reconstruction in the Academy’s Entrance Hall of the original decorative wall paintings (1910/11) by Baron Arild Rosenkrantz

Postcards from the McCann Collection: Musical Notes – The Early Postcard

Nicolò Paganini (1782-1840) Including iconography from the Foyle Menuhin Archive

Sir Henry Wood (1869-1944)


Past Museum Exhibition Guides

Orchestral Magicians: Composer-conductors from the German Romantic tradition in London

Viotti in London: As the French people fought for égalité in the late 18th century, the violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti led his own musical revolution.

Revolutionary Violin: Viotti’s impact on performance, composition, teaching, choice of instrument and bow

Musical Notes: Collections relating to the ‘Swedish Nightingale’ Jenny Lind, composer and prolific letter-writer Priaulx Rainier and inspiring early music pioneer David Munrow.

Next Event

The Henry Wood Lectures: My Trumpet and Me free

23.02.2018 18:00, New Recital Hall

The Academy’s Head of Brass, distinguished trumpeter Mark David, discusses his life and career with Professor Raymond Holden