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Late in 2012 I was fortunate to be invited to photograph the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester as they rehearsed Sibelius’s 7th at the Gulbenkian Musica in Lisbon. These are some of the finest young musicians in the world. Because it was a rehearsal, I was able to get in quite close, not always possible in full performances.

 

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Fred Shively was born in Pennsylvania USA. After studying radio and TV journalism at university, he moved to England and began a long career in advertising and corporate communications. Working with outstanding designers, photographers, musicians and filmmakers helped shape Fred’s skills and creative vision and feed his curiosity.

Fred’s work has been shown in several US East Coast galleries, in various UK magazines, on various websites and in galleries and publications in Spain.

enjoy more of Fred’s work here

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‘The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery’. 
Francis Bacon