Music: In Cincinnati

In Cincinnati, last week, was held the 26th biennial music festival, one of the oldest, most thriving traditions of its kind in the U. S. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, directed by Franz van der Stuckin, a festival chorus, a children's chorus of 300 thin but adeptly trained voices procured from the local free schools, several famed singers, participated. Large and earnest audiences turned out for the proceedings. On the opening day, the assemblage (some 4,000) rose and sang America. After this rousing start, Sir Edward Elgar's Dream of Gerontius was performed with...

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!