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Past Exhibition of the Month - May 2012

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Programme for the Dramatic and Operatic Matinée at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 14 May 1912. The cover design is by Charles Buchel. More than 150 performers (accompanied by members of six London orchestras) included Sarah Bernhardt, Mrs Patrick Campbell, Anna Pavlova, Clara Butt, Louise Edvina, Giovanni Martinelli, Mario Sammarco and the violinist Mischa Elman. Writers contributing original work to the programme included G. K. Chesterton, Thomas Hardy, Alfred Noyes, Stephen Phillips and Eden Phillpotts.

Programme for the Dramatic and Operatic Matinée at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 14 May 1912. The cover design is by Charles Buchel. More than 150 performers (accompanied by members of six London orchestras) included Sarah Bernhardt, Mrs Patrick Campbell, Anna Pavlova, Clara Butt, Louise Edvina, Giovanni Martinelli, Mario Sammarco and the violinist Mischa Elman. Writers contributing original work to the programme included G. K. Chesterton, Thomas Hardy, Alfred Noyes, Stephen Phillips and Eden Phillpotts.

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