British National Opera Company
- Harold Rosenthal
British organization. It was set up in 1922 by leading singers and musicians of the Beecham Opera Company (see London, §VI, 2, (i)). The company first performed in Bradford on 6 February 1922 with a production of Aida; it gave its first Covent Garden season in May and June that year. Three further Covent Garden seasons were given until the spring of ...