Music: Look Me Over Once ...

General Manager Rudolf Bing, who has already livened up the staid old Metropolitan Opera with an infusion of vitamins, last week gave the Met a shot of champagne—and one of the greatest triumphs of its 67 years. For his third new production of the season, he resurrected that bubbly old favorite, Die Fledermaus, of Johann Strauss (the Younger), which had not been heard at the Met since 1905. As he had with Verdi's Don Carlo (TIME, Nov. 13), Bing rechristened it with just the right flourish by enlisting some bright new help imported from...

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