Only Connect - Sir Michael Tippett <> Barbara Hepworth

How are these sitters connected?



Barbara Hepworth
by Dame Barbara Hepworth
1950
NPG 5919

The connection
Barbara Hepworth designed the sets and costumes for the Covent Garden premiere of Michael Tippett’s 1954 opera The Midsummer Marriage.

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