Theater: Schubert Prize

An international jury, composed of ten able musicians and headed by famed Walter Johannes Damrosch, sat in Vienna last week. The jury wished to award a $10,000 prize to someone for the best musical composition in the vein of Franz Schubert, whose centennial the Viennese are this year celebrating. If possible, they wished to select a satisfactory completion, by the hand of some contemporary, of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony.

The latter commission they were, as had been predicted, unable to fulfill because none of the efforts submitted seemed entirely adequate. The grand prize of...