Radio: Televised Symphony

Closed-circuit television, which has already flashed a few big fights (Walcott v. Marciano) and the Metropolitan Opera (Carmen) on certain U.S. movie screens, will try symphonic music next January. In the first of five monthly closed-circuit productions, a regular concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be televised for theater-TV.

Manhattan's new Stadium Television Network, which has already lined up some 50 theaters coast to coast for the series, will sell subscriptions to the concerts for less than $10. The concerts will probably be screened on slow Monday nights, and a theater owner may pull out of the deal if half the...

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