Founded by the Earl of Harewood
Vol 19 No 11
Editor: HAR OLD R OS E N THAL Associate Editors: ALA BLYTH and ARTH R JACOBS Editorial Board : PHILJP HOPE-WALLACE. WILLIAM MAN , ANDRE\.\' PORTER. DESMO D SHAWE-TAYLOR. JOH I WARRJ\CK
Edito r" s Comment : Covent G arden- -Outlook Rather Dull. with
Some Bright Periods p age 856
Homage to Rossini by Perceva l Graves
Rossini , Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi by Herbert Weinstock
Sir Walter Scott and Opera by E lizabeth Forbes
Karl Rank!. 1898-1968, hy Sir David Webster
COMI G EVE TS--SUPPLEMENT
including plans fo r New York. Washington ; Brussels, Ghent, Marseilles. Trieste; 'We hear tha t Opera Calenda r. Home and Abroad San Fra ncisco Opens with 'E rnani· by Arthur Bloomfield and criticisms of other ove rseas performances from Brazil , Finland. Germany (West), Italy Brief Chronicl es from Austria, G ermany (West & W. Berlin).
Germany (East). Tta ly In the News Festival Postscri pt
Reports from Santa Fe. Caramoor. Bergen, Hintl sham.
London Opera Diary including r ev iews of the two 'R ing· cycles a t Covent Garden (by W ill iam Mann and Haro ld Rosenthal). 'The Begga r" Opera·, and 'Lucrezia Borgia· 919 Welsh National Opera Season 933 Readers· L etters 935
C la.Hified adverlisemr:ntr are on p . 936