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

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