September 27, 2021

I have sent an email about the book to the Friends. Fingers crossed for a helpful reply.


Survival feedback

September 24, 2021

Getting some good and exciting feedback. Two meetings arranged in Yatelefy. M



SURVIVAL Books arrive

September 15, 2021

Yesterday copies of Survival arrived. It has come out very well after a few hold-ups. I am excited by it and hope to get it out quickly to as many enthusiasts as possible. All friends please check it out!

German floods

July 16, 2021


Terrible news from Germany. Tried to find a fllod relief fund I haven’t succeeded yet.

Letter to Opera Mag sent two days ago in support of the Editor’s campaign to support the performing arts, particularly Opera. Warm reply from him yesterday.


























Lotte Lehmann

April 09, 2021

Tonight Gary Hickling gave a great Webinar on Lotte Lehmann. She was my first Sieglinde, not sadly live but on the series of 1935 shellac 78s remarkably well recorded. Lehmann had the skill to portray the terrified, distressed  and yet heroic young woman who is Sieglinde in a way that after many, many fine Sieglindes I never heard in the same way until Lee Bissett did it at Longborough in 2013.

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