Music: In Manhattan

Another important resignation has just taken place in Manhattan. Ignaz Waghalter, general musical director of the English Grand Opera Company, was to have directed The Rheingold, their first production at Carnegie Hall. He resigned the afternoon before the performance as a result of differences existing between himself and George Blumenthal, general manager of the company. Mr. Waghalter maintained that the orchestra had been insufficiently rehearsed and he was unwilling to risk his musical reputation by conducting it. He was for twelve years conductor of the German Opera House in Berlin.

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