Music: Metropolitan Debuts

Last year when Artur Bodanzky resigned as German opera conductor of Manhattan's Metropolitan, his successor was immediately announced to be one Joseph Rosenstock of Wiesbaden. Few had ever heard of such a person, all marveled that a comparative unknown was to fill the most important post in the world's most important operatic organization.

Last week, at the Metropolitan's second performance, inevitably Die Meistersinger, Conductor Rosenstock made his debut. His appearance bore no resemblance to the proud, satanic figure of Bodanzky. Like a precocious, shy, near-sighted schoolboy he came out from under the...

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