Founded by th e Earl of Harewood

Vol 16 No 2

FEBRUARY 1965

Editor: HA R O L D R O SE NTH A L

Deputy Editor: A R TH u R J A c o B s Editorial Board: P H I L I P H O P E - W A L L A C E

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CONTENTS

dito(s Comment : Maintaining Standard The London Opera Season, 1865. by D . C. Kinrade T he Mines of Sulphur·: Richard Rodney Bennett i interviewed by ~oel Goodwin Wagner"s Shakespea rean Opera hy George Badasconyi Op ra in East Berlin by E rn st Krause. and other overseas reports from Germany (West). America. Argentina, Austria, Belgium . Canada, Czechoslova kia. Denmark, France, lta ly, Mexico, Malta. Spa in . Sweden, Switzerland and Yugoslavia CO II G EVE TS - SUPPLEME. T

including Overseas Opera House Plans. Summer Fe tiva ls 1965. and Home Opera House Calendar fo r February- March Obituary We hear that Book Reviews by G era ld Abraham and Harold Rosen tha l London Opera Diary tudent Performances Opera in Scotland by Colin Gibson Readers' Letters Coming BBC Broadcast page 78

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