Music: Knave

A swarthy little man tipped back in his swivel chair one day last week and heaved a fat sigh of relief. He was Fortuné Gallo, impresario of the San Carlo Opera Co., "whose trump card of the season has been his announcement that the San Carlo season in Manhattan would open Sept. 13 with none other than Pietro Mascagni at the conductor's desk." "Cavalleria first, of course, then Il Piccolo Marat, Mascagni's latest, NEVER BEFORE HEARD IN THE U. S. . . ." He read the press stories proudly, grinned back at the...

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