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Rehearsal Collection (#3)

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Imogen Holst Conducting

Imogen Holst Conducting
Imogen Holst conducting the Purcell Singers in Blythburgh Church for their Aldeburgh Festival Choral Concert on 1 July 1961 Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Paul Sacher Conducting

Paul Sacher Conducting
Paul Sacher conducting a rehearsal of the English Chamber Orchestra for the Aldeburgh Festival concert in the Jubilee Hall on 2 July 1961 Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Noyes Fludde Aldeburgh Festival 1961

Noyes Fludde Aldeburgh Festival 1961
Rehearsals for Noyes Fludde by Benjamin Britten at Orford Church, Aldeburgh Festival July 1961. Owen Brannigan (bass-baritone) rehearsing the part of Mr Noah. Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Rehearsals for Brittens St Nicholas

Rehearsals for Brittens St Nicholas
Two young musicians at rehearsal of Brittens Saint Nicolas at Orford Church, 23 June, 1964 Date: 1963

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Imogen Holst Conducting at Blythburgh

Imogen Holst Conducting at Blythburgh
Imogen Holst conducting (probably) the Festival Instrumental Ensemble in Blythburgh Church for the Choral Concert on 1 July 1961. The bassoon-player is probably William Waterhouse. Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: George Malcolm conducting Noyes Fludde rehearsal

George Malcolm conducting Noyes Fludde rehearsal
George Malcolm conducting a rehearsal of Noyes Fludde at Orford Church, Aldeburgh Festival 1961 Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Elizabeth Asquith & Nelson Keys rehearsing a matinee, WW1

Elizabeth Asquith & Nelson Keys rehearsing a matinee, WW1
Miss Elizabeth Asquith rehearsing with Mr Nelson Keys for their sketch in the forthcoming Serbian Relief Fund Matinee to be held on 9 May 1916 and organised by Lady Greville and Lady Oranmore

Background imageRehearsal Collection: The difference between the rehearsal and the real thing, 1917

The difference between the rehearsal and the real thing, 1917
Satire by Shepperson on the absence of the General from the front line during World War One. Date: 1917

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Benjamin Britten and George Malcolm

Benjamin Britten and George Malcolm during rehearsals at the Jubilee Hall. Aldeburgh Festival 1962 or 1963 Date: circa 1962

Background imageRehearsal Collection: William (Bill) Waterhouse Bassoonist

William (Bill) Waterhouse Bassoonist
Benjamin Britten rehearsing and working on his score in the Jubilee Hall. Aldeburgh Festival 1961. William (Bill) Waterhouse bassoonist. Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Benjamin Britten working on his score

Benjamin Britten working on his score
Benjamin Britten rehearsing and working on his score with Colin Graham in the Jubilee Hall. Aldeburgh Festival probably 1961. Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Peter Pears and Alfred Deller, Aldeburgh Festival 1962

Peter Pears and Alfred Deller, Aldeburgh Festival 1962
Peter Pears (tenor) and Alfred Deller (counter-tenor) rehearsing Bach: Cantata No.71 for the Choral and Orchestral Concert in the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1962 Date: 1962

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Trumpeter, Aldeburgh Festival 1962

Trumpeter, Aldeburgh Festival 1962
Philip Jones, trumpeter, at rehearsals for the Choral and Orchestral Concert, Aldeburgh Festival 1962 Date: 1962

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Children at Aldeburgh Festival Rehearsal 1962

Children at Aldeburgh Festival Rehearsal 1962
Unidentified children listening to the rehearsal for the Choral and Orchestral Concert held at the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1962. Date: 1962

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Rehearsal of the Coronation procession

Rehearsal of the Coronation procession
The first rehearsal of the Coronation ceremony and procession in 1911 (for the coronation of King George V) including a trial run of the famous royal creams pulling a prison-like van instead of

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Spectators watch coronation rehearsal on wooden stands

Spectators watch coronation rehearsal on wooden stands
The temporary stands, constructed along the processional route, filled with people watching the Coronation rehearsal prior to the real event on 12 May 1937

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Paris air raid precautions WWII

Paris air raid precautions WWII
A Paris Air Raid Precautions (ARP) decontamination squad at work during rehearsal. The signs used for warning Parisians of a gas attack are certainly grim reminders Date: May 1940

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Trevor Anthony, Adeburgh Festival 1962

Trevor Anthony, Adeburgh Festival 1962
Trevor Anthony talking with two unidentified people with backs to camera, Aldeburgh Parish Church, during rehearsals for the Choral and Orchestral Concert, Aldeburgh Festival 24 June 1962 Date: 1962

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Trevor Anthony with George Malcolm 1961

Trevor Anthony with George Malcolm 1961
Trevor Anthony, The Voice of God, discussing score of Noyes Fludde with George Malcolm during rehearsals at Orford Church, Aldeburgh Festival 1961 Date: 1961

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Helicopters of No646 Naval Air Squadron

Helicopters of No646 Naval Air Squadron fly over the fleet in rehearsal prio to the Jubilee Fleet Review by Her Majesty The Queen, June 1977

Background imageRehearsal Collection: A Comedy Rehearsal

A Comedy Rehearsal

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Music / Singers / Met Opera

Music / Singers / Met Opera
a morning rehearsal of the chorus of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, with the added assistance of a cleaning lady Date: January 1913

Background imageRehearsal Collection: A dress rehearsal for the road

A dress rehearsal for the road. Illustration shows Charles W. Fairbanks, dressed as a Rough Rider, standing in front of a mirror and seeing himself as Theodore Roosevelt. Date 1904 July 13

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Ready for Rehearsal by W. S. Hutton

Ready for Rehearsal by W. S. Hutton
A confident young actress in a sleeveless blouse and shorts smokes a cigarette whie waiting to perform in a rehearsal. Date: 1927

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Scene from banned play, La Vierge Folle

Scene from banned play, La Vierge Folle

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Religious play, The Miracle, Olympia, West London

Religious play, The Miracle, Olympia, West London
A scene showing two soldiers of the Inquisition during rehearsals for the religious drama The Miracle, performed in the huge arena of the Olympia exhibition centre, West London, at Christmas 1911

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Preparing for the Unveiling of the Victoria Memorial

Preparing for the Unveiling of the Victoria Memorial
Officers and banner bearers standing in front of the Queen Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace, still covered in scaffolding but due to be unveiled on 16th May 1911 in the presence of King

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Chamber music

Chamber music
A group of chamber musicians rehearse around a piano in a domestic setting. Date: 18th century

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Village choir practice

Village choir practice
The Village choir practice. Date: 1871

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Rehearsal Day

Rehearsal Day
Page of photographs showing the rehearsal for the wedding between Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece, with King George V and Queen Mary driving to Westminster Abbey

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 - rehearsal

Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 - rehearsal
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 - the rehearsal for the service at St Pauls Cathedral. Date: 1897

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Laurence Olivier at Chichester Festival Theatre

Laurence Olivier at Chichester Festival Theatre
Sir Laurence Olivier (1907 - 1989) directs a rehearsal at Chichester Festival Theatre. Olivier was the first artistic director of Chichester Festival Theatre which was opened in 1962. Date: 1962

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Ninette de Valois at a ballet rehearsal

Ninette de Valois at a ballet rehearsal
Ninette de Valois sitting on a chair with her back to a large mirror, presiding over a ballet class or rehearsal. circa 1940s

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Singing round the piano, c. 1946

Singing round the piano, c. 1946
A group of women, possibly actresses or chorus girls, gather around a piano in what looks like a rehearsal room to sing their hearts out. c.1946

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Ninette de Valois watching a ballet rehearsal

Ninette de Valois watching a ballet rehearsal
Three women, including Ninette de Valois, sitting on chairs with their backs to a large mirror, watching a ballet class or rehearsal. circa 1940s

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Conductor, choir and orchestra c. 1735

Conductor, choir and orchestra c. 1735
A gentleman(believed to be George Frideric Handel(1685-1759), conducts a musical rehearsal. Date: c.1735

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Wagner / Menzel

Wagner / Menzel
RICHARD WAGNER German composer at a Bayreuth rehearsal in 1875 Date: 1813 - 1883

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Paderewski rehearsing Moonlight Sonata by Laurence Irving

Paderewski rehearsing Moonlight Sonata by Laurence Irving
Painting depicting the virtuoso Polish pianist, Paderewski, in the film studio at Denham, rehearsing Beethovens Moonlight Sonata for the film of the same name

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Rehearsing a play in ordinary clothes

Rehearsing a play in ordinary clothes
Actors at a London theatre rehearse a play in their everyday clothes - their costumes have yet to materialise

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Paris blackout WWII

Paris blackout WWII
Paris blackout rehearsal for air raids. The top photo shows Paris before being blacked out seen from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower whereas the bottom is after the lights have been switched off

Background imageRehearsal Collection: D Day rehearsals

D Day rehearsals
Troops coming ashore during an exercise to prepare for the D Day Landings in 1944

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Gas attack rehearsal 1938

Gas attack rehearsal 1938
Gas attack rehearsal in Nottingham in 1938. A man with bell and rattle gives a warning of a gas attack in a simulated practice which was filmed to give instruction to other people in the UK

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Rehearsal for unveiling of Victoria Memorial

Rehearsal for unveiling of Victoria Memorial
A rehearsal for the unveiling of the Victoria Memorial, a Grade I listed building at the centre of Queens Gardens in front of Buckingham Palace, Central London

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Indian cavalry rehearsing for royal visit, Bombay

Indian cavalry rehearsing for royal visit, Bombay
Indian cavalry rehearsing at the Apollo Bandar in Bombay, in preparation for the visit of King George V and Queen Mary for the Coronation Durbar

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Empire Day rehearsal, Tower of London

Empire Day rehearsal, Tower of London
An Empire Day rehearsal at the Tower of London, showing Lord Roberts Boys with a specially made flag. Empire Day was celebrated between 1904 and 1958 to commemorate Queen Victorias birthday

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Leading from Dummy

Leading from Dummy
Cartoon, Leading from Dummy. A popular hostess conducting a dress rehearsal of her first at home of the season, practicing with a dummy

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Rehearsing in 1863

Rehearsing in 1863
A rehearsal taking place on stage with actors reading from their scripts. Date: 1863

Background imageRehearsal Collection: Band Rehearsal

Band Rehearsal
Drummers and trumpeters of a French infantry regiment at practice



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