Music: The Ring

When the Metropolitan Opera Company was begging for its life last winter its most eloquent plea was the stirring performances given in the Wagner Matinee Cycle. Not since the War had New York heard such German opera. Most of the Met's other performances came nowhere near paying their own way but the Wagner matinees sold out to the doors. This week a new Wagner cycle begins with subscriptions topping last year's. This week's opera is Tannhauser. Next week The Ring of the Nibelung begins, the four operas to be given at weekly...

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