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October2006 Volume 57 No 10

Editor John Allison Marketing Director Alice Lindsay Deputy Editor Erica Jeal Subscriptions Manager Megan Jackson

Editorial Board Martin Bernheimer Alan Blyth Hugh Canning Rupert Christiansen Andrew Clark Andrew Clements Richard Fairman Michael Kennedy Fiona Maddocks Rodney Milnes (Chairman) Roger Parker Andrew Porter

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Front cover: The new ‘Rheingold’at Bayreuth (see pp. 1202-6) (photo: Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH/Jochen Quast)

Founded in 1950 by the Earl of Harewood Past Editors Harold Rosenthal and Rodney Milnes

1159Piece in our time By the Editor

1160Croatian spice, Viennese cream Robert Ponsonby salutes Sena Jurinac on her 85th birthday


1166In tune Catherine Malfitano and David Alden talk with Erica Jeal

1172People 330: Phyllida Lloyd Rupert Christiansen

1179Spinning a new yarn The composer Julian Grant on knitting a new ‘Odyssey’


1183Aliving heritage Richard Fairman on the ROH’s archival recordings

1186Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, 1915-2006 Christa Ludwig and Alan Blyth


1191Opera around the world

1222Opera in Britain

1248Opera on CD

1256Opera on DVD

1259Opera books

1265Coming events including plans for the UK houses, Nice, Toulouse, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Milan, Miami and Fort Lauderdale, San Diego; ‘We hear that ...’; Opera calendar home and abroad

1283Classified advertisements

1284Singers remembered: Maria Cebotari Roger Pines

Opera, October 2006