Jane Erb replied to me:
>>... Which of his works are a good introduction to his work? I know
>>of only The Consul and The Medium, both of which work very well I think
>>on the stage. His work and his life? ... What were the latest works
>I don't know its time of writing, but do try Sebastian. I like the
>recent recording by Richard Hitchcock and the Spoleto (Italy)
Thanks, I'll try it with the Serebrier LSO performance. But this still
does not answer the question whether the Maestro is alive or no...