Music: Gatti Announces

Last week Director Giulio Gatti-Casazza of the Metropolitan Opera Company talked to the press. Behind his broad, shiny desk in Manhattan he told about four operas; three new singers.

The operas: Turandot, to open the season Oct. 31, with Maria Jeritza & Giacomo Lauri-Volpi; Korngold's Violanta, the first novelty, also with Jeritza, Nov. 5; on the same afternoon, Hansel und Gretel; Gioconda, to open the Philadelphia season Nov. 1, with Rosa Ponselle & Beniamino Gigli.

The new singers were Dorothee Manski, lyric soprano of the Berlin Staatsoper; Everett Marshall, U. S. baritone, and...

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