The Metropolitan Opera this week announced the winners of its 13th
annual Auditions of the Air (ABC). One is Arthur Vincent Budny, 29, a
baritone from Detroit. The other, a 22-year-old tenor from New Orleans,
bills himself simply as Charles Anthony, and with understandable
reticence. His full name: Charles Anthony Caruso (no kin). The Met took
an option on their voices for one year.
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