Event — Benjamin Franklin House, London

Franklin’s Singing Bowls: An Evening with the Glass Armonica

Where: Benjamin Franklin House

36 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NF 

When: Monday, June 6, 2016, 6.30 pm

Details: In 1762, Franklin premiered his new musical invention, the glass armonica which had been devised a year earlier at 36 Craven Street. Mallory Horrill, Front of House and Marketing Supervisor, will demonstrate how ethereal sounds are produced from rotating glass bowls which have inspired compositions by Mozart, Beethoven, (JC) Bach, and more recently, rock musicians like Jarvis Cocker and Damian Albarn.

Cost: £5/£3.50 for Friends and Concessions

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