Only Connect - Michael Tippet <> Yehudi Menuhin

How are these sitters connected?



Sir Michael Kemp Tippett, by Martin Rose, 1989 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett
by Martin Rose
1989
NPG 6043

Eric William Fenby; Yehudi Menuhin, by Unknown photographer, 1970s - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Eric William Fenby; Yehudi Menuhin
by Unknown photographer
1970s
NPG x27595

The connection
Yehudi Menuhin gave ground-breaking performances of Michael Tippett’s Corelli Fantasia with his Bath Festival Orchestra in 1965.

Find out more about Tippett connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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NPG 5919 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> Barbara Hepworth

NPG D13759 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> Ludwig Van Beethoven

NPG x33552 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> Priaulx Rainier

NPG 4467 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> T.S. Eliot


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