Music: Curtain Call

Home from Europe last week General Manager Giulio Gatti-Casazza summoned Manhattan pressmen to his office in the Metropolitan Opera House, majestically informed them that Verdi's A'ida would open the season Oct. 27. Singers: Soprano Maria Mueller, Contralto Karin Branzell, Tenor Giovanni Martinelli, Baritone Giuseppe de Luca. Conductor: Tullio Serafin. The Metropolitan's season in Brooklyn will begin Oct. 28 with Puccini's Boheme (Soprano Lucrezia Bori, Tenor Edward Johnson); in Philadelphia the same evening with Ponchielli's Gioconda (Soprano Rosa Ponselle, Tenor Beniamino Gigli).

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