Music: Sequels

IN LONDON, Gian-Carlo Menotti got an opening-night ovation for The Consul, in contrast to the pandemonium of boos and bravos it raised at La Scala (TIME, Feb. 5). Nobody tried to drown out the singers with toy whistles or shouted "Down with America!" Said Menotti: "I still have friends in Britain."

IN AMSTERDAM, the Concertgebouw row was settled. Musicians who had walked out in the uproar over German Conductor Paul van Kempen (TIME, Feb. 12) agreed to come back. Management tacitly agreed that the conductor would be somebody besides Van Kempen.


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