Music: Colon Record

With a small roster of singers and a curtailed repertoire, the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires opened last June its temporada grande (big season), which corresponds both in climate and in social brilliance with the winter seasons of U. S. operas. On its two greatest drawing cards the Colon could not retrench; immediately after the successful 1931 season it had signed contracts with Tenor Giacomo Lauri-Volpi and Coloratura Soprano Lily Pons. But there was no cause for regret. When Lauri-Volpi departed last month he flung exuberantly to the Argentine internal loan fund...

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