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August 2008 Volume 59 No 8

Editor John Allison Marketing Director Alice Lindsay Deputy Editor Erica Jeal Subscriptions Manager Megan Jackson Editorial Board Martin Bernheimer Hugh Canning Rupert Christiansen Andrew Clark Andrew Clements Richard Fairman George Hall Michael Kennedy Fiona Maddocks Rodney Milnes (Chairman) Roger Parker Andrew Porter Editorial Offices 36 Black Lion Lane London W6 9BE Telephone: 020 8563 8893 Fax: 020 8563 8635 e-mail: editor@opera.co.uk Website: www.opera.co.uk Subscriptions Telephone: 020 8748 0911 e-mail: operasubs@opera.co.uk Advertising Jane Stoggles Cabbell Publishing Ltd Tel: 020 8971 8450 Fax: 020 8971 8480 Front cover: René Pape (see pp. 886-91) (photo: Matthias Bothor/DG)

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

885 Mind your language By the Editor 886 People 348: René Pape Erica Jeal 891 Readers’ letters 894 Sleepless in Seattle Speight Jenkins in conversation with Bernard Jacobson 900 Colombian blend Peter Eötvös talks to Nick Kimberley about his new opera 905 Newsdesk 909 Opera around the world 950 Opera in Britain 979 Opera on CD 988 Opera on DVD 993 Opera books 996 Coming events including plans for the UK houses, Brussels, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Stockholm; ‘We hear that …’; Opera calendar home and abroad 1007 Classified advertisements 1008 If I came back as … the Grand Inquisitor Brian Kellow

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