The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jun. 20, 1927

Namiko San, a Japanese opera with libretto and music by Aldo Franchetti, features Tamaki Miura, Japanese soprano. Little Mme. Miura's fingers are like daisy petals in careful array. Her voice carries a suggestion of tartness. Her movements are all nicely studied. Her role is that of a 16-year-old maiden of ancient Japanese legend, in love with a Buddhist monk from the white mountain tops, possessed by a tyrannous Daimio, lord of the low, broad acres.

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