Search results

Start typing

Our sites are open to existing ticket holders. We apologise that we are unable to sell new tickets due to the global IT outage.

This exhibition is in the past. View our current exhibitions.
J GANZ (ACTIVE 1886)

Abbè Franz Liszt (1811-86)

1886

RCIN 2907299

In the spring of 1886, the year of his death, Liszt visited England, thus causing great excitement in musical circles here, especially as he attended several performances of his works. On 6 April the Prince and Princess of Wales were present at a concert at St James's Hall, when Liszt's oratorio St Elizabeth was played. Liszt dined with them on 11 April and played the piano for them afterwards. On 7 April he had played for Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle. This photograph of the composer, aged seventy-five, was taken in London during his visit.

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.