Only Connect - Sir Michael Tippett <> Priaulx Rainier

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

Priaulx Rainier, by George Newson, 18 October 1984 - NPG  - © George Newson / Lebrecht Music & Arts

Priaulx Rainier
by George Newson
18 October 1984
NPG x33552

The connection
In 1953 Tippett and Rainier put on a failed St Ives Festival, for which Tippett wrote a fanfare to be played from the church tower of St la.

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

Explore other Tippett connections

NPG 5919 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> Barbara Hepworth

NPG D13759 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> Ludwig Van Beethoven

NPG 4467 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> T.S. Eliot

NPG x27595 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Michael Tippett <> Yehudi Menuhin


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