Music: Batons Up!

Four backs turned briskly on four smart audiences, four batons tapped attention almost simultaneously and a new U. S. music season last week was fairly under way. Fortnight ago Detroit and San Francisco stole marches, staged their opening symphony concerts ahead of other cities. Detroit displayed all its old show of affection for Conductor Ossip Gabrilowitsch. San Francisco's concert, under Russian Issai Dobrowen, suffered from the poor acoustics of the Tivoli Opera House (used symphonically for the first time), but there was the added feature of tea served on the stage by...

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