Music: Tittle-tattle, Tablefare

Great last week was the tittle-tattle which floated about Manhattan concerning next year's Metropolitan Opera plans. A list of operas likely to be added to the repertoire was published by Edward Gushing (pseudonym: Suetonius Jr.), able critic and newsgatherer of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. It included Massenet's Herodiade and Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, operas in which Soprano Maria Jeritza will presumably have the leading roles; Strauss's Elektra with Soprano Gertrude Kappel, Wagner's Flying Dutchman, Verdi's Otello, Rossini's William Tell and Bohemian Jaroslav Weinberger's Schwanda, Der Dudelsackpfeifer (Schwanda, the bagpipe-player),...

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