Music: Natives Encouraged

Rochester paid so willingly to hear pretty French Lily Pons sing in Lucia di Lammermoor fortnight ago that for the first time in eight years the Metropolitan Opera's visit showed a profit. Last week musical Rochester went three times to the big theatre named for the late George Eastman who gave it, and once to small, chaste Kilbourn Hall which Mr. Eastman built in memory of his mother. But no reckoning had to be done in either boxoffice. These concerts were the second annual Festival of American Music, given free by the Eastman School...

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