Music: Koussevitzky

Boston, the Hub, has made another revolution. Serge Koussevitzky, famed Russian conductor, a prophet of the new, a patron of the unknown, will direct the Boston Symphony this Winter. Last season it was Pierre Monteux, volcanic, sensational, whose introduction of Stravinsky's Sacre du Printemps was a dramatic event. Now comes a man whom they heralded in Moscow with bombs and cheers and acclaimed in Paris with appreciation even more explosive. What will he do? Great words thunder in the index.

"What I hope to do in America is to show the public that...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


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

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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