Music: Symphonic Jitterbugs

Adolescents who are yanked off to symphony concerts by culture-maddened parents often conceive a permanent dislike for symphonic music. Symphony boards of directors have long wondered how to make these adolescents take it and like it. Six years ago, Philadelphia's platinum-blond Conductor Leopold Stokowski suggested a solution: make the parents stay away. Thereupon he started a series of "Concerts for Youth," sold tickets to youth only (between 13 and 25), got "bouncers" to patrol the aisles of the staid Academy of Music with orders to throw out anyone who looked overage.

To his...

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