Music: New Houses

For years the Metropolitan Opera Com pany has talked of a new opera house. So, but for a lesser time, has the Chicago Civic Opera Company. In Manhattan, however, Chairman Otto H. Kahn of the Metropolitan directors was thwarted in his choice of site, whereas in Chicago, President Samuel Insull let nothing interfere. In consequence when the Chicago opera ended its home season last week, it ended also its residence in the Auditorium which 40 years ago was dedicated by President Benjamin Harrison and Vice President Levi P. Morton, with incidental music by...

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