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

(For more pictures, or to order high res, go to www.lebrecht.co.uk).

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