Archive for the 'Music' Category

NEWS PICS from LEBRECHT: JOHN LENNON, 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of his death, 8 December 1980

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Rare images of Fela Kuti from LEBRECHT

In anticipation of the much praised musical Fela! opening at the National Theatre in London on the 6th November 2010, Lebrecht Photo Library newly acquired some very rare photographs of the great musician and pioneer of Afrobeat Fela Kuti, relaxing at home with his many wives. Taken by the photographer Mike Wells.

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NEWS PICS from LEBRECHT: YANNICK NEZET-SEGUIN named Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra

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MUSIC PICS FROM LEBRECHT: DJANGO REINHARDT FESTIVAL, London, 17-25 January 2010 – A celebration of the jazz guitarist’s centenary

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Exclusive Lebrecht pictures from the Proms 2nd September, 2008

Sir Simon Rattle conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker in Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony in Prom 64, Royal Albert Hall, London, 2008

Sir Simon Rattle

Sir Simon Rattle

PICS FOR PROMS & NABOKOV FROM LEBRECHT – WEEK STARTING 14th JULY

 

The London PROMS start on 18th July and run for 76 concerts over the whole of the summer. Our photographers will be shooting all the concerts. Contact Lebrecht if you need coverage for a particular concert.  The first concert this Friday celebrates the centenary of French composr Olivier Messiaen. Conductor Jiri Belohlavek conducts Karita Mattila and Wayne Marshall.

Jiri Belohlavek and the BBC Symphony orchestra. #97953

Jiri Belohlavek and the BBC Symphony orchestra. #97953

 Lebrecht exclusively represents Chris Christodoulou’s panoramic views of the Royal Albert Hall, taking in the packed houses and flag waving Promenaders on the last Night of the Proms.

Royal Albert Hall, Proms. #96261

Royal Albert Hall, Proms. #96261

 

Russian born writer Vladimir Nabokov, although dead for some years, has a previously unpublished book due to be published in the autumn in America. Photograph by Horst Tappe -( our clients should know that Lebrecht represents more of Horst Tappe’s work than any other picture library in the UK!)

Vladimir Nabokov. # 56911

Vladimir Nabokov. # 56911

Vladimir Nabokov. # 56915

Vladimir Nabokov. # 56915

Lebrecht Music and Arts – Rock Music

This year’s Glastonbury line-up has now been announced.

Artists include Jay Z, Manu Chao, The Fratellis, Kings of Leon, The Editors, Elbow, Leonard Cohen, The Raconteurs, Martha Wainwright and many many more!

Guy Garvey - of Elbow performing in Bristol, November 2005.

Tom Smith - vocalist of the Editors performing in Bristol, February 2006.

Caleb Followill of Kings Of Lean performing in Bristol, December 2003

Martha Wainwright - Canadian - American folk / pop singer performing at the Wychwood Festival, 2006.Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis) - portrait of  American rock musician, producer, and actor. Member of the duo White Stripes. Leonard Cohen - portrait. Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter.