Music: Ravinia

The summer capital of U. S. opera, rustic Ravinia Park just north of Chicago, opened for business last week. The Ravinia season lasts ten and one-half weeks, until Labor Day. Conductors this year will be Louis Hasselmans, Gennaro Papi, Eric DeLamarter. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be in the pit for every performance. Onetime Actor Edwin Strawbridge will head the ballet.

Ten and one-half weeks is long enough to make it worth while for Ravinia's visiting artists to rent summer houses. North Shore residents were last week accustoming themselves to exciting new...

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