This exciting event took place during the first weekend of June and our photographers managed to capture the likes of Franz Ferdinand, The Drums, Veronica Falls, Baxter Dury, Beirut, Kings Of Convenience, Yann Tiersen, Justice, The Rapture, The XX, Marianne Faithfull, the legendary The Cure, and Brit Awards winner Laura Marling among many others.
Lebrecht photographer Sallie Erichson’s image of Tango dancers during the Rio Festival in Toulouse in 2011. The couples danced an impromptu tango with recorded music to an audience of passers-by on the plaza in front of the Opera House.
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Lebrecht is proud to represent an extensive archive of over 2000 images of traditional musicians supplied by our specialist partner agency in Japan, Haga. Available to view on www.lebrecht.co.uk, the collection covers music from around the globe including performances in France, Korea, Indonesia, Ecuador, China, Bulgaria, Zambia, Fiji, Mongolia, Papua, New Guinea and many more countries.
Instruments photographed alone include the ghijak, tar and sheng and the diverse events covered include a Korean fan dance and a New Orleans Jazz Funeral.