Music: San Carlo

In Manhattan last week the operatic hat was taken from its leather case, dusted off a bit and tossed into the ring known most dignifiedly as the music season. Out of it jumbled Carmen, Aïda, Rigoletto, La Boheme, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, Madame Butterfly, II Trovatore, a bit stiff and worn from too much service, arranged themselves in auspicious sequence for the first week's repertoire of the San Carlo Opera Company.

Carmen did her turn first, did it well, won the praise of connoisseurs for the gratifying performance of Soprano Lorna Doone Jaxon, the...

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