A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 21, 1981

A Letter from the Publisher

An enthusiasm for living out of a suitcase and a tolerance for jet lag are not among the usual qualifications of a music critic. But for Michael Walsh, TIME's music reviewer since last May, these attributes have proved very handy. In seven months he has made 20 trips away from his New York City base, including three to California, for performances of the San Francisco Opera; to Buffalo, for a story on Rock Singer Pat Benatar; and to Lewiston, N.Y., for the American premiere of Philip Glass's controversial new op era, Satyagraha. He has been to...

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