OBITUARY PICTURES from LEBRECHT: SIR PHILIP DOWSON, British architect, 6 August 1924 – 22 August 2014
DANCE PICTURES from LEBRECHT: YONAH ACOSTA in COPPELIA, English National Ballet production, which will be touring in the autumn.
Following its run at the Coliseum, the English National Ballet’s production of Coppelia starring Yonah Acosta will be touring U.K. venues in October – November 2014.
The Australian composer, Peter Sculthorpe, has died at the age of 85. A world-renowned composer, Sculthorpe infused the western classical tradition with the indigenous sounds and ambience of his native Tasmania. Our collection contains several portraits of Peter Sculthorpe, taken by Lebrecht photographers during the course of his career. Search online at www.lebrecht.co.uk to view more images.
An important aspect of Lebrecht’s First World War collection is our archive of photographs of War Poets; writers who often did not survive battle but left behind vital first-hand accounts of the conflict.
In addition to portraits of well-known British poets, such as Siegfried Sassoon and Rupert Brooke, our archive features writers from around the world: Canadian poet, John McCrae is pictured in uniform with a gundog; Russian poet Alexander Blok is photographed serving in an engineering unit; and the French surrealist poet, Guillaume Apollinaire, is shown in hospital suffering from shrapnel wounds.
To browse our collection, please CLICK HERE. If you need assistance sourcing images of a particular writer or would like more information about our collection, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Four years ago, Xander Parish became the first British dancer – male or female – to join the illustrious Mariinsky Ballet in Russia. He has returned to the U.K. to perform in the Mariinsky Ballet Summer Season at the Royal Opera House, which opened last night. Parish will be starring in three ballets – as Siegfried in Swan Lake, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Apollo in George Balanchine’s ballet.
For more images, search online at www.lebrecht.co.uk.
Tommy’s Torments: A Day in the Life of the Trenches – Available on YouTube!
Many thanks to everyone who attended the lecture. The evening provided a wonderful chance for clients to explore our expanding First World War archive. One member of the audience was so enthusiastic that they approached us to place their unique collection of World War I images with our website at www.lebrecht.co.uk! We represent several private, personal collections relating to the war so if you have any material that may be of interest, please contact Elbie Lebrecht at email@example.com as we are interested in hearing from you.We hope you enjoy accessing the talk online. We look forward to hosting more events, together with Ben Uri, in the future!