MUSIC: Thill, Tell, Tour

Tenors held the stage at Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera last week. Georges Thill of the Paris Opera made his debut singing Romeo opposite the Juliette of Soprano Grace Moore. His manner was gracious, his legs shapely in tights. The audience attributed his tonal inaccuracies to nervousness, applauded him vigorously. Next afternoon the shabby scenery of William Tell came out of seven-year hiding to give Tenor Giacomo Lauri-Volpi a chance to storm the gallery with his high C's.

In two more weeks the Metropolitan will set forth on its annual spring...

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