Music: New Bill at the Roxy

The U.S.'s oldest (108 years) orchestra, the New York Philharmonic-Symphony, last week came up with a brand new idea. To fill part of the gap between its summer season at Lewisohn Stadium and its Carnegie Hall opening in October, the Philharmonic will play two weeks of four 45-minute shows a day in Manhattan's huge (6,000 seats) Roxy Theater. The first week's program, on a bill which includes Tyrone Power in The Black Rose: Wagner, Prokofiev, Puccini, Mendelssohn, De Falla.

Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos was pleased at the prospect. Said he: "A great orchestra keeps in top form only by performance." He Was...

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