Music: Music Notes, Jul. 15, 1929

Merger. In London last week, the Covent Garden Syndicate merged with the British National Opera, offspring of the old Beecham Opera Company, thus joining the entire operatic forces of Great Britain. The new Covent Garden Opera Company expects a twelve-month season in London and the provinces. Sir Thomas Beecham, who originated the idea, may be included as one of the conductors.

Rosenstock to Metropolitan. Josef Rosenstock, 34, will succeed Artur Bodanzky as conductor for next season's German repertoire of the Metropolitan Opera. He will reach the U. S. in September, speaking...

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