Music: Praise for Gatti

With great phrases about the dignity and sensitiveness of the artistic soul, Mme. Galli-Curci announced that she will sing with the Chicago Opera Company no more. The disagreement began, it will be recalled, with a quarrel about the opera with which the soprano should begin the present season (TIME, Nov. 26).

She added by way of parenthesis that the only man who understands how to handle artists sympathetically—and, it might be added, firmly—is Mr. Gatti of the Metropolitan. In confirmation one might point out that there are no public disturbances at the Metropolitan-not...