Music: In London

London, seat of the world's greatest Empire, cannot support an opera. Can it support a symphony?

Rumor persists that the Royal Philharmonic Society approaches collapse. The rumor is doubtless exaggerated, but it is true that the managing committee has asked for a $60,000 endowment. There is probably some mistake in the announcement that the income from this sum would support it in perpetuity (six concerts per year) but there is clear indication of the flatness of London song when such a paltry sum (Galli-Curci would earn it in ten nights) stands between London and...

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