Music: Chicago Symphony

"So that World's Fair visitors may have an opportunity of hearing Chicago's famous orchestra," trustees of the Chicago Symphony last week announced that its 1933-34 season would open a week earlier than usual—on Oct. 5, when round little Conductor Frederick August Stock mounts the rostrum in Orchestra Hall to commence his 29th season. Other Chicago Symphony news: ¶ The number of concerts (28 Thursday evenings and Friday afternoons, twelve Tuesday afternoons) will remain the same, but the price of season tickets will be lower. Subscribers will pay $2 to $5 less for...

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