Music: The Wagnerians

The itinerant Wagnerian Opera Com- pany went to Manhattan and encountered a mixed reception. It opened there with Die Meistersinger. That was unfortunate. It had to meet the severest and most direct competition in the superb Meistersinger which Mr. Bodanzky conducted at the Metropolitan, one of the very finest performances of this or any other season. The Wagnerian company production of the opera last season rode advantageously on the happy welcome which greeted the first performance of the work in New York for a long time. But now, with the appetite a little...

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