Music: Word Gets Around

Britons, proud of their Sadler's Wells Ballet Company, were never more sure of their pride than last week. Back home to London's Covent Garden came the company after a triumphant 19-week, 24-city tour of the U.S. and Canada, during which Sadler's Wells netted more than $600.000 beyond expenses. Dollar triumph aside. London was simply glad to have Sadler's Wells back. Usually reserved Covent Gardeners gave them tier upon tier of applause at each solo entrance (in a full-length Sleeping Beauty, all but brought down the venerable house when Prima Ballerina Margot Fonteyn came...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!