01 February 2015, 14:00 - 16:00
Join Foundlings at War project volunteer Janet Kelsey as she explores her recent research into the Foundling Hospital Boys’ Band. Join us afterwards for a recital of Handel’s Italian cantatas and trio sonatas by soprano Zoe Lethbridge.
04 February 2015, 18:00 - 20:30
Friends and Patrons are invited to an exclusive viewing of Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury.
05 February 2015, 19:30 - 21:30
Corpus Christi College Chapel Choir and St. John’s Voices perform a selection of works by Britten and Fauré in the beautiful ‘Actor’s Church’ in the heart of Covent Garden. This recital supports the Foundling Museum’s O’Neil Appeal in securing two iconic works for our Collection.
12 February 2015, 18:30 - 21:00
The White Balloon (1995) will be screened in the Picture Gallery as part of the Cinema of Childhood tour
12 February 2015, 13:00 - 14:00
Recital by violinist Clara Danchin in the Picture Gallery, including works by Debussy, Mozart and Glière
15 February 2015, 15:00 - 16:00
Pianist Catherine Leonard returns to perform Romantic piano classics on the Museum’s beautiful 1923 Broadwood piano
23 February 2015, 18:00 - 21:00
Celebrate the 330th Birthday of George Frideric Handel with the Academy of Ancient Music, as they perform a selection of pieces by the composer and his contemporaries.
26 February 2015, 18:30 - 20:30
Guest Exhibition Curator, Gill Hedley, explores Sir Jacob Epstein’s life and work in Bloomsbury.
27 February 2015, 11:00 - 13:00
Explore the life and work of Jacob Epstein with Janice Liverseidge
01 March 2015, 14:00 - 15:00
Epstein expert Evelyn Silber explores the extraordinary controversies aroused by the artist’s large-scale public works. Silber’s talk is followed by a performance from Early Music troupe Musicke in the Ayre.