OPERA (Founded by the EARL OF HAREWOOD)

Vol 8 No 3

MARCH 1957

Editor: HAROLD ROSENTHAL Assistant Editor: JOHN WARRACK Associate Editors : PHILIP HOPE-WALLACE,

WILLIAM MA N, ANDREW PORTER, DESMOND SHAWE-TAYLOR

Contents

Cover: Maria Meneghini Callas a s Norma Ph o to David Sim

Comment-Arturo Toscanini

Tributes to Toscanini by Eva Turner and Parry Jones

Italian Opera in the Red by Martin Cooper

The Crisis in Contemporary Opera by Everett Helm.

Covent Garden Newcomers

News

Gramophone Records

Opera Diary

Competition Result

Opera Calendar page 138

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