Music: New Singers

To opera fans the first public appearance of a new soprano or tenor is as exciting as the trial spin of a new Class-J sloop is to yachtsmen. Last week Manhattan's debutasters trooped to the Metropolitan Opera House to size up the beam, rig and probable speed of two of the Metropolitan's brand-new singers. Chicago operagoers had already bravoed both of them long ago. But that was not enough for Manhattan. For every standee at the Metropolitan regards himself as a member of opera's supreme court, delights to reverse or qualify the opinions of...

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