Fo1111ded by 1he Earl of Harewood Edi1or /953-86 Harold Rosell/ha/, 08£

November 1992 Volume 43 No 11

Rodney Milnes

Max Loppert John Allison

Alan Blyth . Hugh Canning. Andrew Clark. Andrew Clements. Richard Fairman. Elizabeth Forbes. Noel Goodwin. Arthur Jacobs.

Charles Osborne. Andrew Porter. Desmond Shawe-Taylor.

John Warrack Deidre Tilley la Mountgrove Road. London N5 2LU Telephone: 071-359 1037 FAX: 071-354 2700

£di/Or Associate Editor Assiswm Editor Editorial Board

Administrative Director Edirorial Offices

Interim reports by th e Ediror Full 'Forza· by Rodney Milnes

Readers· Letters

People 184: Graham Clark by Elizaberh Forbes

In the News

Splendour and misery by Stanley Sadie

Sir Geraint Evans by Sir John Tooley and Alan Bly rh Our Critics Abroad: reports from America. Argentina. Australia. Austria. Chile. Czechoslovakia. Germany. Italy.

Sweden

COMING EVENTS SUPPLEMENT

including plans fo r the Khou es. Glyndebourne Festival Opera. The Australian Opera. State Opera of

South Australia. Toulouse. Monte Carlo:

'We hear that . . . ·

Obituary Book Reviews

British Opera Diary. with reviews of Scottish Opera·s

·Cos, fan tutte ·: Opera Factory"s 'Yan Tan Tethera':

'Tosca' at Covent Garden: ·The Duenna' in Leeds: W O's ·Elektra· and 'Barbiere': ·Faust' and 'Rigoletto' in

Belfast

Fringe Performances

In Concert At the Musical

On Video Record Reviews Classified Advertisements

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Front cover: Josephine Barstow as Leonora in ENO"s new production of 'The Force of Destiny"

(photo: Bill Rafferty)