Music: Mastersingers for Meistersinger

Last week, with an anglicized version of Wagner's Die Meistersinger, the Cincinnati Symphony ended its first season's attempt at presenting grand opera as a part of its regular schedule. Four Wagner operas had been given in all. Singers had been imported for principal roles. A group of local choristers had gladly sung for nothing. In Die Meistersinger last week the Eva was one of the comeliest young women who has ever made an operatic debut. She was Inez Gorman, 23.

Soprano Gorman piped prettily as the ingenuous young heroine. But in spite of Eugene...

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