Founded by the Ear l of Harewood

Vol IJ No. 7

JULY 1966

Editor: HAROLD ROSE NT HAL

DeputyFdjtor : ARTH R JACOBS Edjtorial Board : P H I L I P H O P E - W A L L A C E WI L LI A M M ANN. AN DREW PORTER D E S M O D S H A \V E - T A Y L O R , J O H W A R R A C K

CONTENTS

Ed it o r" s Comment : Singer s, Managers and £. . d . Approaching the F lut e· : P eter Hall is interviewed The First Pami na by Alfon s Ro senberg Ci lea - A Cente na ry Tribut e b y Joh n W . Klein Ope ra at Che lt enh am by G o rdo n C rosse & V . C. Clinton

Baddeley Peop le : 64

J ess Thomas by Bar bara Fischer-Willi am s 1eyerb eer·s 'Le Prop he te ' in Berlin by H. H . St ucke n chmidt a nd ove rseas reports fr om Germany , America . A ustrj a , France. Iceland , Ita ly, Sweden COM I G EVE TS - SUPPLEME T

includ in g plans for Covent Garden . Sadler's Well , San Franci co; 'We hear that ... '; a nd Home Opera House Ca lendar. July Gramo ph o ne R cord by A la n Bl yth a nd H aro ld Rosenth a l Reade rs· Lett er s B ri e f Chronicles from A u trja , F ra nc e, German y, Ita ly,

Spai n . Sweden Opera F ift y Years go ... And Twe nty-Fi e Years Ago Obituary Lo nd o n Opera D ia r y includin g re views o f ·Bluebea rd· at Sadler"s We ll an d 'L a Fille du R egi ment' at Covent Garden Scot ti sh Opera by J ohn Warrack Cambridge R ev iva l by Sta nl ey Sa di e Stude nt Performance s Ama teur P erform a nce Co ncert Perfo rm ance pa ge 520

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Cla l"l -i{ied adve r1i se 111e111s are on p. 600