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MS 388 John Garfield Archive of Turner Sims concert photographs

John Garfield

John Samuel Garfield, MB, MA, Mchir, FRCS, FRCP, RAMC, was born in London in 1930. He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and St Mary’s where he qualified as a doctor in 1954. John Garfield worked as a consultant neurosurgeon at Wessex Neurological Centre, 1968-92, and was an emeritus consultant, 1992-2008. He was chairman of the Wessex Regional Medical Advisory Committee, 1983-7, and President of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, 1990-2. John Garfield is also a photographer and the author of a number of books of photography. He has exhibited regularly since 1981.

About the collection

The five albums of photographs reflect his work chronicling images of music: he photographed performers at the Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton.

Album I, 1996-Nov 2000: Allegri String Quartet; Cambridge New Music Players; Julian Warburton; Peter and Zoltan Katona; Elizabeta Kopelman; London Mozart Players.

Album II, Dec 2000-Oct 2001: Barry Douglas; Trevor Pinnock; Guarneri Piano Trio; Andrew Parrott and the London Mozart Players; Anne Murray, mezzo-soprano and Peter Donohoe; Auer String Quartet; Emmanuel Pahud and Eric Le Sage; Katherine Gowers and Charles Owen; Paul Lewis; Pascal Rogé with the London Mozart Players Chamber Ensemble; Sally Matthews, soprano, and James Cameron; Piotr Anderszewski; Skampa String Quartet; Tasmin Little and Wayne Marshall; Kathryn Stott.

Album III, Nov 2001-May 2004: Philip Langridge, David Owen Norris and Alice Neary; Brodsky String Quartet; Natalie Clein and Charles Owen; Emperor Trio; Alison Balsom; Ernst Kovacic with the London Mozart Players Chamber Ensemble; Michael Collins and Kathryn Stott; Sorrel String Quartet; Chloe Hanslip and Charles Owen; Allegri String Quartet; Maggini String Quartet; Dmitri Alexeev; François-Frédéric Guy; Boris Berman; Cristina Ortiz; Melvyn Tan with the Skampa String Quartet.

 Album IV, 2003, Feb 2005-May 2008: Jerusalem String Quartet; Speigel String Quartet; Steve Osborne; Jian Wang; St Petersburg and Wihan String Quartets; John Lill; Dmitri Alexeev and Nikolai Demidenko; Leopold String Trio; Alfred Brendel; Nicholas Daniel with the Leopold String Trio; Pavel Haas String Quartet; Simon Trpčeski; Charles Rosen; Paul Lewis with the Leopold String Trio; Leslie Howard.

Album V, Oct 2008-Jan 2009: Takács String Quartet; Lawrence Power and Simon Crawford Phillips; Elias String Quartet

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