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Past Images of the Month - June 2016

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Sigrid Arnoldson (1861-1943) as Baucis in Gounod’s Philemon et Baucis.  She was a Swedish coloratura soprano, who made her London debut at Drury Lane as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in June 1887 and won instantaneous success.  The following year she sang in Don Giovanni at Covent Garden and opened the 1892 season there singing Baucis.  The Illustrated London News,  July 1892.  Photograph Russell and Sons, London.

Sigrid Arnoldson (1861-1943) as Baucis in Gounod’s Philemon et Baucis. She was a Swedish coloratura soprano, who made her London debut at Drury Lane as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in June 1887 and won instantaneous success. The following year she sang in Don Giovanni at Covent Garden and opened the 1892 season there singing Baucis. The Illustrated London News, July 1892. Photograph Russell and Sons, London.

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