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Piano performance

Mozart Recital

July 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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The Schantz fortepiano, acquired in 1983, is one of the highlights of the Holburne’s collection. It was made in Vienna around 1795, and is exceptionally rare, only four such instruments have survived. We have invited the internationally respected keyboard artist Nathaniel Mander, to play the Schantz for us this summer - he has chosen to play some of Mozarts most appealing and enchanting sonatas and variations. This is a rare opportunity to hear the fortepiano come to life, with an…

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The Collection

The heart of the present day Collection was formed by Sir Thomas William Holburne (1793-1874). As a second son, Thomas William (generally known as William) first pursued a naval career. He ultimately inherited the Baronetcy in 1820 following the death of his elder brother, Francis, at the Battle of Bayonne in 1814.

In 1882 this collection of over 4,000 objects, pictures and books was bequeathed to the people of Bath by Holburne’s sister, Mary Anne Barbara Holburne. One of the Holburne’s main purposes is to preserve the things that have been entrusted to our care.

Garden Cafe

Come and see us in the Garden Cafe at The Holburne Museum. The cafe is run by Benugo and shares the Museum’s opening hours, with the last order taken half an hour before we close.

Chairs and tables by the glass walls of the Garden Cafe
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