Fo1111ded by 1he Earl of H arell'ood

Vol 15 No 3

APRIL 1963

Editor: HA R O L D R O SENT HAL

AssistantEditor: ARTHUR JACOBS Editorial Board: PH I L r P Ho PE - w ALL Ac E WILLIAM MA N, ANDREW P OR TER DESM O D SHAWE - T AY LOR , JOH WARRACK

CONTENTS

Cover: Regine Crespin as Giulia in 'La Vestale' Lighting an Opera by Charles Bristow

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R egine Crespin hy Andre Tubeuf Mr Vaughan's Crusade by Claudio Sartori ·La Boheme· Reborn by Claudio Sartori and reports from Florence, R ome, New York, Bosron , Vienna, Berlin , Duisburg, Diisseldorf, Hanover, Liibeck , Munich, Wiesbaden, W ellington Coming Events at Home We hea r that .. . Obituary Birthday Congratulations Gramophone Records London Opera Diary Amateur Performa nce Broadcast Opera At the Musical Readers· Letters Summer Festiva ls Book Review Opera Ca lendar page 221

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