Manet and the Paris Opera
15 February 2013
In the Reynolds Room, a John Madejski Fine Room
Edouard Manet, Street Singer, c.1862. Oil on canvas, 171.1 x 105.8 cm.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Bequest of Sarah Choate Sears in memory of her husband, Joshua Montgomery Sears. Photo courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Edouard Manet was married to a talented pianist and numbered leading musicians within his wide circle of cultured friends. Exhibition Curator MaryAnne Stevens, Elaine Padmore OBE (Royal Opera House) and Christopher Cook (BBC) explore Manet and the music scene in mid nineteenth-century Paris.
6.30–7.30pm, followed by a drink.
This event is supported by Friends of the RA
, as part of the Adult learning programme.