Musical Museum brings classical concerts to Brentford

By Culture24 Staff | 09 February 2009
A picture of a man in a white jacket playing an organ lit up in light red and yellow on a stage

Richard Cole, Curator of the Musical Museum, plays the venue's Wurlitzer organ. Pic courtesy the Musical Museum

The Musical Museum in Brentford is living up to its name with a string of performances by some of the best UK and international classical artists.

American pianist Miriam Brickman appears at the west London museum tonight (February 9) in a fundraiser for Richmond Arts Council. He will be joined by authors Anne Sebba and Anne de Courcy, discussing their biographies of Jenny Churchill and Anthony Armstrong Jones, and Richard Cole, the museum curator, will play the Wurlitzer.

Donald McKenzie takes to the organ next month (March 14) to accompany silent films on the organ, and community opera group 2x2 perform Robinson Crusoe between March 26-28.

A performance of The Marriage of Figaro (April 3) and a Wurlitzer recital by BBC Radio 2 organist Nigel Ogden (April 18) have also been announced.

A picture of various musical instruments in a museum

Opera is also planned at the Museum. Pic courtesy the Musical Museum

Michael Ryder, Chairman of the Museum, said the season was designed to “appeal right across age and interest groups and range.”

Richmond Arts Council Fundraising Evening takes place tonight (February 9 2009) at 7.30pm. Tickets are £15.

At the Piano concerts take place on February 20, March 20 and April 17 from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Tickets are £7.

An Evening of Silent Film takes place on March 14 at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10.

Call 020 8847 9373 for tickets or visit www.musicalmuseum.co.uk for full programme details.

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