Lebrecht August 2010 Music & Arts Newsletter – new photographer

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Lebrecht Music & Arts are delighted to announce that Rodrigo Carrizo Couto, Spanish photographer and journalist working in Switzerland, has placed his striking and intimate photographs of musicians, singers, film stars and directors with our photo library. This provides Lebrecht with an extra dimension, enabling us to cover European performers as well as those in the English speaking world. Search under Rodrigo Carrizo Couto, on http://www.lebrecht.co.uk

Jazz musicians include Tori Amos – American pianist and songwriter, Sting – British musician, Solomon Burke – American rock and soul songwriter,Carlos Santana – American guitarist, Paco de Lucia – Spanish flamenco guitarist, Michel Legrand – French composer and conductor, Juliette Greco – French actress and singer.

Tori Amos - American pianist and songwriter

Sting - British musician

Carlos Santana - American guitarist


Michel Legrand - French composer and conductor

Juliette Greco - French actress and singer


His coverage takes in the annual Montreux Jazz Festival, founded in 1967 and one of the most prestigious in Europe; it is held annually in early July on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Classical musicians include Yuja Wang – Chinese pianist, Martha Argerich – Argentinian pianist, Gidon Kremer – Russian violinist, Evgeny Kissin and Michael Tilson-Thomas, Danielle Gatti – Italian conductor, Sol Gabetta, Lang Lang -Chinese pianist, Rodion Shchedrin. Many of these musicians regularly take part in the Verbier summer music festival to enjoy music in the relaxed mountain atmosphere .

Yuja Wang - Chinese pianist

Martha Argerich - Argentinian pianist


Lang Lang -Chinese pianist

Michael Tilson-Thomas


Film stars and film directors include Anthony Hopkins – British actor, Christian Slater and Spanish film director Carlos Salva.

Anthony Hopkins - British actor

Spanish film director Carlos Salva



13 August – Florence Nightingale’s 100th death anniversary – British nurse active in caring for soldiers in the Crimean War
14 August – Sarah Brightman’s 50th birthday – British star of Phantom of the Opera
21 August – Leon Trotsky’s 70th assasination anniversary
23 August – Oscar Hammerstein II’s 50th anniversary of his death – American librettist and lyricist of famous Broadway musicals such as South Pacific

Florence Nightingale

Leon Trotsky

South Pacific


5 September – Osvaldo Golijov 50th birthday of Argentinian composer
7 September – start of the London Blitz 70th anniversary
11 September – D H Lawrence 125th anniversary of British novelist

Osvaldo Golijov

St Paul's Cathedral

D H Lawrence


Lebrecht Photo Library
3 Bolton Road

Tel: 020 7625 5341
Fax: 020 7625 5341

e-mail: pictures@lebrecht.co.uk


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