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In Tune with the RA: performances from the Royal College of Music

Inspired by the RA Collection


Friday 22 February 2019
7 — 7.30pm

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Part of our

The Making of an Artist: The Great Tradition

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In tune with the RA

Photo credit: Roy Matthews

Every month, we welcome musicians from the Royal College of Music to perform original compositions inspired by the RA Collection in the galleries, as part of our Friday night late openings.

For these performances, musicians from the Royal College of Music have selected a work from the RA Collection as their inspiration, which have included works by Royal Academicians and artists – such as Bob and Roberta Smith RA, Angelica Kauffman, John Constable and Michelangelo. This month’s performances have been composed by Darren Sng and Angela Luque.

Response to: John Constable RA, Landscape Study: Cottage and Rainbow
Composer: Darren Sng
Composition: Oil on Canvas
Musician: Hyungi Lee, cymbal

Response to: Angelica Kauffman RA, Elements of Art
Composer: Angela Luque
Composition: Closer
Musicians: Simone Geda, saxophone, Elisabeth Plaza Serrano, viola

The works performed during this event were premiered in The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre in December 2018 in celebration of the RA’s 250th Anniversary.

Kindly supported by Dasha Shenkman.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Friday 22 February 2019

7 — 7.30pm

The Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

Free, no booking required.