The Mozart family in London and their visit to the British Museum
Friday 18 November 2016, 18.30 BP Lecture Theatre £10,Members/concessions £6
The Mozart family (Leopold, his wife Anna Maria, and their children Maria Anna (Nannerl) and Wolfgang Amadeus) stayed in London between April 1764 and July 1765 and visited the British Museum. The records of what they saw and were inspired by tell us a lot about their world and interests. This special event starts with a lecture presented by Mozart expert Professor Cliff Eisen, King's College London, and Hannah Templeton, who has recently completed her PhD on the Mozarts in London. After the lecture there is a unique chance to view original documents relating to the family's visit to the Museum, presented by British Museum Archivist Francesca Hillier. After the viewing, there is a concert of related music by musicians from King's College London. Presented in association with King's College London.
Free entry and priority access to all special exhibitions including:
- The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds (19 May 2016 - 27 November 2016)
- South Africa: the art of a nation (27 October 2016 - 26 February 2017)
- The American Dream: pop to the present (9 March 2017 – 18 June 2017)