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Past Images of the Month - June 2016

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Nellie Melba (1861-1931) made her British operatic début in Harris's first Covent Garden season in 1888, singing the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor.  The following year she had an instant success in Roméo et Juliette, appearing with Jean de Reszke, and she soon became the most celebrated soprano of her generation. The Richard Copeman Collection.

Nellie Melba (1861-1931) made her British operatic début in Harris's first Covent Garden season in 1888, singing the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor. The following year she had an instant success in Roméo et Juliette, appearing with Jean de Reszke, and she soon became the most celebrated soprano of her generation. The Richard Copeman Collection.

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