Music: Tourists

Fortnight ago a chesty little Italian stood on the platform in Manhattan's Grand Central Station, proudly watching a train pull out for Montreal. Aboard it was his San Carlo Opera Company, starting on its 26th consecutive season, solidly booked for 35 weeks. Chesty little Fortune Gallo has long challenged anyone who says that opera cannot pay. San Carlo's record last week again proved him right. The Company played in Montreal, Ottawa, Hamilton, Toronto.* During the week 25,000 persons crowded to hear Fortune Gallo's troupers.

The operas all came from a long-established repertoire dominated...

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