search cityguideny.com

Piano Fever - How Composers and Performers Changed the Sound of the Piano at Metropolitan Museum of Art

01/18/12 Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Map
212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org Ages: All Ages
Add to Itinerary

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

J. Kenneth Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments; Stuart Isacoff, pianist, composer, and author of A Natural History of the Piano. An adventurous exploration of the story of the piano: how it was invented and grew to become the most prominent instrument of its day, and how it evolved from a delicate contraption to a majestic presence. This historical journey will be richly illustrated with instruments from the Museum's collection. Musical performances will be included. 2:30pm.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

Upcoming Events

Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin - 01/14/14 - 12/07/14

The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham with Gunther Vogt - 04/29/14 - 11/02/14

The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design from the Metropolitan's Collection - 05/20/14 - 10/26/14

Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age - 09/22/14 - 01/04/15

Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry - 10/08/14 - 01/11/15

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection - 10/20/14 - 02/16/15

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire - 10/21/14 - 02/01/15

Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection - 10/28/14 - 01/25/15

nyc events newsletter

Openings, Discounts & More

plan your trip to nyc

     Register

search cityguideny.com

SEARCH THE CALENDAR