Music: New Opera, Oct. 27, 1941

Opera, kept woman of the arts, got out and hustled last week. In a Manhattan theater, the endless tunes of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte ("Thus do all women"—or more freely translated, The Way of All Flesh) prattled along at prices of $1.10 to $3.30. Its young, energetic performers were a new opera company, named the New Opera Company. Their impresario was a handsome socialite, Helen Huntington Astor Hull, ex-wife of Vincent Astor, now wife of Real-Estate Broker Lytle Hull—one of those great & good women who support the Metropolitan Opera in the style...

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