Archive for October, 2007

Lebrecht at Picturehouse New York

We spent a great day at Picturehouse in New York on 24th October meeting all our clients. New and familiar faces came by our stand. Trade fairs always provide a chance to catch up on industry gossip and have enjoyable get togethers with our clients. Hope to see you all again soon.

Lebrecht at Picturehouse New York


Lebrecht Music & Arts in New York

Lebrecht Music and Arts are getting ready for their annual trip to Picturehouse New York, taking place on October 24th in The Puck Building.

At stand 71, in the popular spot next to the buffet, Lebrecht Music and Arts will be catching up with long-time contacts and meeting new clients from all the different industries that use the library – publishers, advertising agencies, university presses, orchestras, calendar and greeting card companies and many, many more.

At Picturehouse, Elbie Lebrecht will be unveiling our latest venture: representation of a treasure trove of Italian and French museum collections connected to all our main subject areas of MUSIC, LITERATURE, HISTORY, and FINE ARTS.

Niccolo Machiavelli - painting by Santi di Tito. #89994. © Leemage/Lebrecht Music & Arts .Bayeux tapestry  - William the Conqueror. # 89966. © Leemage/Lebrecht Music & Arts.‘J’accuse’ - Émile Zola’s letter. # 89631. © Leemage/Lebrecht Music & Arts.

The collection ranges from well-known favourite paintings, to historically significant and rarely seen photographs, and a broad selection of associated memorabilia

Elbie Lebrecht will be in New York and Chicago for the whole week, meeting our valued US clients and photographers – and catching up on the late night jazz scene in Chicago while she is there!

Come and visit us on stand 71 at Picturehouse.


October Newsletter

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Anniversaries coming up are –

Edward Ruscha, American painter, printmaker and photographer. His 70th birthday is 16th December. #53900  
Astrid Lindgren, Swedish creator and author of Pippi Longstocking, 100th birth anniversary on 14th november, 1907.



Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor, 50th anniversary of his death on 30th November, 1957.

In title role of Giordano’s opera Andrea Chénier. #1292  
Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austrian composer, 50th anniversary of his death on 29th November, 1957.

Arriving in New York with his family 1936. #2596
We have expanded our Cities through History section with some photographs of America taken in the fifties and seventies by Dorothy Bohm.

New York City 1970’s #91509

Central Park #91511

A new Wagner Ring cycle has opened at London’s Royal Opera House. This is the first staging of the cycle by the ROH since 1996. Despite a last minute change for the lead singer it has been received to great acclaim.

Rhinegold scenes photographed by Laurie Lewis #91803

Rhinegold scenes photographed by Laurie Lewis #91804

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October Rock & Indie Music News

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BBC Electric Proms 2007-
Jamie Cullum will be performing with Soil & Pimp Sessions, 25th October at the Roundhouse.

© Duncan Kendall /Lebrecht


© Duncan Kendall /Lebrecht

Also performing at the Roundhouse on 26th October are the Kaiser Chiefs, who will be collaborating with music producer David Arnold.

© Anna Canigueral /Lebrecht

Siouxsie Sioux will perform at the Electric Ballroom, 24th October.

© Richard Haughton /Lebrecht


© Richard Haughton /Lebrecht

Led Zeppelin –
The band begin their UK tour on the 3rd November in Manchester and will be performing at the London 02 Arena on the 17th & 18th November.

© Anna Canigueral /Lebrecht

The Foo Fighters –
The band has announced a single reunion concert at the London 02 Arena on 26th November. Singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page & bassist John Paul Jones will reunite on stage to pay tribute to the late Ahmet Ertegun, founder of Atlantic Records.

© Photofest /Lebrecht

© Photofest /Lebrecht

© Photofest /Lebrecht

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Music & Arts Pictures

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