Only Connect - Yehudi Menuhin <> Priaulx Rainier

How are these sitters connected?


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

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
Violonist, Yehudi Menuhin commissioned Priaulx Rainier’s concerto Wildlife Celebration in aid of naturalist and author Gerald Durrell’s Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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

Explore other Menuhin connections

NPG 5137 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Benjamin Britten

NPG 3868 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Edward Elgar

NPG x27595 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Eric Fenby

NPG 4975(8) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Frederic Delius

NPG 6043 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Michael Tippet


Return to panoramic view

Installation Video