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General correspondence 1959/60

General correspondence of Cox and Brierley, sections F-M missing. Subjects and correspondents include potential students; students and staff (including references); student accommodation; financial matters; advertisements; the AGM; Arts Council Pa...

Rigoletto, Verdi (Highlights)

Produced by EMI. Elizabeth played the role of Gilda, and performed with Sadler's Wells Opera. The Orchestra was conducted by James Lockhart. There is one LP in this edition.

EMI Records (1931-2012)

Iolanthe, Gilbert and Sullivan (Highlights)

Produced by HMV, and was performed by the orchestra and chorus of Sadler's Wells Opera. Elizabeth played the role of Phyllis. They were conducted by Alexander Faris. There is one LP in this edition.

His Master's Voice (1921-present), music label

From Elsie Thurston, Bramhall, Cheshire

Thanks for Elizabeth's letter and card from Belgium; congratulations on being awarded the Verdi prize; glad that she is feeling better and has recovered from jaundice; hopes to see her in 'Rigoletto'; a pity that Sadlers [Wells Thea...

Thurston, Elsie Mildred (c.1891-1988), singer

From Mr On, Stroud, Glos.

Congratulates her on her recent performance at Sadlers Wells, but regrets that the opera verged on the 'indelicate'. Hopes Miss Harwood can next turn her attention to something a little more uplifting.

Anonymous - unknown creator

From Ava and David June, Ladbroke Gardens, London

Thanking Harwood for a picture she has sent June. June then asks what Harwood thinks of 'the new masters of the Wells' and comments that 'Die Fledermaus' is going well and June hopes to see Harwood at the performance.

Wiggins, Ava June (1931-2013), mezzo, soprano

From Lucie Manen, Tyrol

Congratulates Harwood on recieving lots of singing offers, especially those from [Sadlers] Wells and the Scottish [National Opera] which Manen discusses. Gives personal news.