For more images spanning Mark Rylance’s theatrical career, search
Now online at www.lebrecht.co.uk, portraits of the writer, Hans Keilson, who was named last year as ‘one of the world’s greatest writers’ in the New York Times
Online at www.lebrecht.co.uk, a portrait of Alda Noni, the Italian Soprano who died yesterday.
Online at www.lebrecht.co.uk, an intimate portrait of the British playwright, Pam Gems, who passed away last week. Gems was famous for writing plays exploring the lives of women and best-known for her 1978 musical play, Piaf.
To coincide with the new RSC production of The Merchant of Venice opening tomorrow, Lebrecht has gathered together a selection of contemporary and historical interpretations of the role of Shylock. Click on the image below to view a range of images or search online at www.lebrecht.co.uk
Lebrecht Music & Arts has received some unique photographs from the estate of F. Tyler who travelled in 1912 with an early record company to Kokand and Bukhara in Uzbekistan, famed for its singers and musicians. F. Tyler made early recordings of these musicians performing what is now known as world music. Search online at www.lebrecht.co.uk