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Markova & Dolan: The souvenir programme for the gala appearance of Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin at the Davis Theatre, Croydon, London on March Croydon London, Markova, Anton, Theatre, 21st, March, Ballet, Baseball Cards, Souvenir

Markova & Dolan:

The souvenir programme for the gala appearance of Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin at the Davis Theatre, Croydon, London on 21st March 1950.

 Jascha Heifetz was born on Feb 1901 in Vilnius, Lithuania and died on Dec 1987 in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Jascha Heifetz, California Usa, Lithuania, Tours
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Heifetz:

Jascha Heifetz 1937 UK tour. Jascha Heifetz was born on 2nd Feb 1901 in Vilnius, Lithuania and died on 10th Dec 1987 in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Oct 1944 Sadler's Wells Ballet at Prince's Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave. Swan Lake starring Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann. Note the usual ARP warning notice.

Fonteyn and Helpmann:

25th Oct 1944 Sadler's Wells Ballet at Prince's Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave. Swan Lake starring Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann. Note the usual ARP warning notice - even as you sit in the theatre hoping that the entertainment takes you away for 'reality' for a short while, the reality of the war stares you in the face.

From New York on March 1920 the cast list for L'elisir D'Amore at the Metropolitan Opera House featuring Enrico Caruso and Maria Barrientos surrounded by contemporary advertisements.

1920 Advertisements.

From New York on 17th March 1920 the cast list for L'elisir D'Amore at the Metropolitan Opera House featuring Enrico Caruso and Maria Barrientos surrounded by contemporary advertisements.

Sept 1930 Anna Pavlova at the Streatham Hill Theatre.

Anna Pavlova:

Sept 1930 Anna Pavlova at the Streatham Hill Theatre. Prima ballerina Anna Pavlova was born on 12th Feb 1881 in Saint Petersburg, Russia and died on 23rd Jan 1931 in The Hague, Holland. She graduated in 1899 from the Imperial Ballet School in St Petersburg and on 19th Sept 1899 she made her company debut, dancing in a group of three in La Fille Mal Gardée at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. She gained the rank of 'danseuse' in 1902, 'première danseuse' in 1905, and 'prima ballerina'…

The visit to the Usher Hall, Edinburgh on Oct 1937 of the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra with Rafael Kubelik.

Rafael Kubelik:

The visit to the Usher Hall, Edinburgh on 23rd Oct 1937 of the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra with Rafael Kubelik.

Markova and Dolin:

Markova and Dolin:

The flyer advertising the ballet production on 12th & 13th Sept 1949 at the City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England. With photos, report and newspaper clippings regarding the "experiment in ballet" at the Empress Hall, Earls Court on 6th Jan 1949. [Dame] Alicia Markova - born on 1st Dec 1910 in London, England and died on 2nd Dec 2004 in Bath, England. [Sir] Anton Dolin born on 27th July 1904 in Slinfold, England and died on 25th Nov 1983 in Paris, France.

From May 1921 the Carl Rosa Grand Opera Co. programmes for 'Samson and Delilah' 'Faust' and 'Aida' - surrounded by contemporary advertisements. Amongst the cast was the great English soprano Eve Turned as 'Marguerite' in Faust.

King's Theatre Hammersmith:

From May 1921 the Carl Rosa Grand Opera Co. programmes for 'Samson and Delilah' 'Faust' and 'Aida' - surrounded by contemporary advertisements. Amongst the cast was the great English soprano Eve Turned as 'Marguerite' in Faust.

New York 1893. 'Carmen' at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.  The programme for 20th Dec 1893 with one of the greatest Carmen's ~ Emma Calve [1858-1942] with two of the great names in opera, Emma Eames [1865-1952] and Jean de Reszke [1850-1925].  Surrounded by numerous adverts for champagne, hats, toys, dolls, pianos etc.

New York 1893.

'Carmen' at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. The programme for 20th Dec 1893 with one of the greatest Carmen's ~ Emma Calve [1858-1942] with two of the great names in opera, Emma Eames [1865-1952] and Jean de Reszke [1850-1925]. Surrounded by numerous adverts for champagne, hats, toys, dolls, pianos etc.

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British National Opera Company:

Opera presented by the British National Opera Company at the 'Liverpool Empire' theatre in 1927. 31st March 1927 ~ The Marriage of Figaro conducted by Eugene Goossens Snr. # The British National Opera Company was founded in December 1921 by singers and instrumentalists from the defunct 'Sir Thomas Beecham's Beecham Opera Company'. The company's first performance was Aida at Bradford on 6th February 1922. They presented opera in English in London and on tour in the British provinces between…

- Nov 1949 at the Empress Hall, London - the Nijinsky Gala Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund.

Nijinsky Trust Fund:

21st - 23rd Nov 1949 at the Empress Hall, London - the Nijinsky Gala Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund.

July 1948 - Kirsten Flagstad and Artur Rodzinski at the Harringay Arena for the London Music Festival.

Flagstad & Rodzinski:

1st July 1948 - Kirsten Flagstad and Artur Rodzinski at the Harringay Arena for the London Music Festival.

Jan 1938 Isobel Baillie at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. She was born on March 1895 in Hawick, Scotland and died on Sept 1983 in Manchester, England.

Isobel Baillie:

29th Jan 1938 Isobel Baillie at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. She was born on 9th March 1895 in Hawick, Scotland and died on 24th Sept 1983 in Manchester, England.

Three concerts at Hull& City Hall conducted by Henry Wood and featuring pianists Leff Pouishnoff and Solomon and the violinist Jelly d&

Henry Wood:

Three concerts at Hull's City Hall [1935/36] conducted by Henry Wood and featuring pianists Leff Pouishnoff [1891-1959] and Solomon [1902-1988] and the violinist Jelly d'Aranyi [1893-1966].

Melba concert in aid of the Boy Scouts Association at the Royal Albert Hall on 8th Oct 1920.  Nellie Melba [Helen Porter Mitchell] born 19th May 1861 died 23rd February 1931 becoming Dame Nellie Melba in 1918.   The great Australian soprano had her first starring role at the Théâtre de La Monnaie, Brussels on 12th October 1887 as Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto and appeared the same year at Covent Garden with little success. However she sang Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor there in 1st June 1888 to…

Nellie Melba:

Melba concert in aid of the Boy Scouts Association at the Royal Albert Hall on 8th Oct 1920. Nellie Melba [Helen Porter Mitchell] born 19th May 1861 died 23rd February 1931 becoming Dame Nellie Melba in 1918. The great Australian soprano had her first starring role at the Théâtre de La Monnaie, Brussels on 12th October 1887 as Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto and appeared the same year at Covent Garden with little success. However she sang Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor there in 1st June 1888 to…

the Gala Performance of Verdi& opera Otello on July 1962 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London conducted by Georg Solti and starring Mario del Monaco, Raina Kabaivanska and Geraint Evans.

Otello:

the Gala Performance of Verdi's opera Otello on 4th July 1962 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London conducted by Georg Solti and starring Mario del Monaco, Raina Kabaivanska and Geraint Evans.