Music: Opera House Rumors

At the present Metropolitan Opera House, Manhattan, approximately one-third of the audience can see the stage none too well. Last week in Musical America an article by Editor Deems Taylor describing Joseph Urban's design for the new Metropolitan Opera House to be situated on West 57th St., Manhattan, promised that each and every operagoer could see the stage.

Unlike the old House, modeled on the European style where first consideration was good seats for the King and his retinue, the new structure plans to cut down the number of boxes from 54 to...

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