Music: Opera for Chicago

Chicago's drab old Auditorium, which made opera news long before Samuel Insull ever thought of building his handsome Civic Opera House up on the river bank, last week made news twice. Mr. Insull's theatre was as dark as a haunted house, gave every promise of remaining so. But the Auditorium was fully lighted and will be for some time to come. Fortune Gallo's 20-year-old San Carlo Opera Company ("Dollar Opera") began an indefinite engagement there, in its first week had record sellouts for five nights running (18,325 paid admissions, and an estimated...

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