Using inspiration from the French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine, the Foundation wishes to encourage engagement with the arts, especially among those with clear social and educational need, and to broaden horizons by means of cultural exchange.
An event on Friday 24th March featuring Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit and Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Flat minor, Op. 35 played by internationally acclaimed pianist Roy Howat which was inspired by the prose poems of the same name by Aloysius Bertrand.
There will also be short talks by Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe on Gothic themes and Emily Kilpatrick on the musical settings of Gaspard.
Tickets available from the Kings Place website