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STARS ENGAGED BY RADCLIFFE BUREAU FOR RICHMOND
STARS TO RICHMOND
Marine Band and Many Singers
Engaged for Next Season at
?? \ an yc-ats Ago \V. l? Radcl'.ffe pfivf
- ? .rn per.f-r- of K:. ??.n> ad concert?
the old Horee Show Building at
Reservoir Park. The concerts were b 11
_ \ a vr?-?-l; at ;i* ??\p?n?-.* ?>:
> aid n t ' : i ? ! of t h?? week Mr.
'?> i '.'.iff- had t ?. ? That H! a
rituud has been Browing; since then in
tr: demonstrated than bv the an
? t h s >an> .mprefario
?u.i k< > r -da > ?> a s ?* artist*'
?: > !?? : ? !-e t:..? City Au
c!.: r:..::: next siasn;: .it an expense
ta.it will easily reach fT.ojo.
\ few yi-;trf aire, s ; ? - ii an under
.t.c w.-u'.d m?-d deliberate
j financial si. do. yet to-day no on?
I would :.in Mr. Radcllffe's business
judgment. !???? nothing tie ems quite so
, certain as that every seat In the City
Auditorium will b<- occupied at each
f these splendid concerts.
This annual series of concerts has
become a permanent Richmond insti
t'.itio:; \ "Radcliffe Niuht" within the
past !? ? w y>a:-s ha* In-come an <-\-nt
? ?f sufilcb-nt : m porta nee to bring to
gether ::i <>111" "ity Auditorium an audl
?-nv i>f u ? c ? i even 'he M ? tr??;' olitan
Op>ra Company would feel justly
P'"Ui Tli- averaK' attendance at
th-s? ror.e ?:.? : t:u the i i.-t
w lild have taxed The ?>?ati:i^ riipaeiry
even ot the Metropolitan Opera House,
and v.-t nefth-r t:.-- concerts o:' the
past ,i?un nor of my pr-vious sea
son ate at all to be compart 1 th
Tilt!rririuy, September 2.1??! niicd
Stnlc* Mnrlnr Itiiml?Lieutenant \V.
II. Snntclnuinn, conductor: .Mary
I'liiirMtlii v, \o\cmlier -7?t?Rilskl.
prima lion mi .xoiinino, of the Metro
polltan Opera Company.
I'lliitniIii \. .Initiiary 1".'?Kvmt Wil
liam-., tenor; ( omrlla It lilcr-I'osMi rt.
Thursday, Krlirunry 1*1?Sehu
miniii-ltclnk. the t^orlil'n prrcii I est
con Irnl lo.
Thursday, Unroll 12?Kour iirniid
opera artists?Knppold. soprano. of
11 ctropolltan opera Company; Mrl/.
U?*r, contralto. mii'i'cMiir to Neliu
mann-llcink. nt llayrcutli; C olom
Itinl, tenor, of Tlicntro ( arlo l-'elicc,
(?ennn; KrciiIcIV. lutritoiir, of the
Hoy a I Opera. Her I In.
thri.sA cf>lohrlti. p who will nppcri' dur
ii:Mi. Uadi*!iiY'''s coming: season.
I'irsl Concert: I. S. Mnj-lnc llanil.
'!!;? 1'nited Stat?-s .Marine Kami, of
Washington, D. C.. under Its om'.ticnt
cond ictur. lieutenant \v. H_ Santol
innnn, is too well known to Richmond
music lover* to require any com
mendation. It has been heard fre
quently in this city, and is always auro
of an enthusiastic reception.
The tal'-nted vounu soprano. Mary
?Slierier. who was heard here in the
concert with the Marine Hand :? year
:iko, it m such a favorable impres
sion, w.if. also the soloist with the
band on It? tour to the I'ac Coast
!.?s t fall. itn<l met with remarkable
-Hi cess everywhere.
ncciiihI CiiiniTt: (iuilskl.
To he.n;- <'>:*dski is to hear the 2re.1t
est Wagnerian soprano th* world has
yet known. As Brunhild*-. she has
wen Imperishable ronown. Thi-re is
not 1 city of musical import nice *-'.th< r
ill Amey.-a or Ku: >pe wh*-re this art
ist V.as not been heard eith<-r in op'-ra
'I'll I I'll Cnnrortt I'vnn Williams uml
The name o;' Evan Williams. the
celebrated We'sh tenor, has become a
household word throughout the entire
I'nKli^h-speakini; world. lie is rich
ly endowed, not only in nil the vocal
and technical requirements of ? ;?he
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nominally successful concert singer,
but also with a certain sentimental
touch to his personality that causes
his song* to reach the heart.
Mine. Cornelia Rblor-Possart, who
will appear Jointly with Mr. William*
in this concert, Ik one o? few really
ureat women pianists of the present |
day. Inning the coming season she
w-.ll ho heard a? soloist with nearly]
;?11 the l?>a.ling symphonic orchestras
Fourth ( ntiiTrt: Schiimnniirllrlnk.
Of the hundreds who had the p-.vt
1'?>f h- ir::i)4 Schutnariri-lLeink ? 'ki:i
sh .sang here la?t season with t It ?
N'.-w York Philharmonic Orchestra, j
probably not "tie left the Alidituiiuin
without wish In - an opportunity
to h? i: this mat -> artist in nn en
tire progr am alo That this wish
may In- gratitie.l t<? t he fullest ? xu*nt |
during til*- i tiniim season is a matter
f.ir ciiiikmi tulation osi the part of
every music lover in Richmond.
There is hut one Schumann-lfeink:
to attempt to describe her would be
i mere waste of words, to glorious :s
h'T voice, so unapproachable her art,
and so wonderful n'? r personality.
Fifth Concert?t.rniid Opera.
A near approach to grand opera is
scheduled for the closing concert of!
this serb s, wh?-n Manager HadclltTo i
will present In a program which will
include many gems from the best
operas four artists selected from th?
great opera houses of America and
Kurope TlR-ae artists are:
Mm*. Marie Kappold, prima donna
sopraio of the Metropolitan Opera
Company, of New Vork, who was
heard :n one of the Radeliffe concerts
at the Auditorium last winter and
charmed h* r audb-nee with her beauti
ful voire and gracious manner;
Mme. Ottllle Metzger, the successor)
to Schuniunn-lLelnk at Bayreuth and
Hamburg, who is to-day conceded to
be the greatest contralto of the Ger
man Km pi re;
l.'go C .'omblni, the famous tenor of
the Theatre Carlo Felice, of Genoa,
who it Is understood, will come to the
Metropolitan Opera House of New
Vork ne>.t st-ason a-s one of Its princi
pal tenors, and
Franz Kirenloff, tho great baritone
of the Hovel Opera In Berlin, where
be Is ?aid to st,and in high favor with
the German Kmperor. who Is himself j
a musician and a most loyal patron of'
[Special to The Times-Dispatch 1
,10r?,'),1"lidl1;' ,y:' ? -1 Mrs Thomas
H. l-.llis arid .Mrs s l jo Parron, of Bar
boursvllle, were visitors at Weston tho
home of Mr and Mrs Jmnes C Graves, on
John S. Gibson was a visitor at the home
of lir and Mrs John W Scott on Hr'day 1
It. Gibson will spend the next year in :
Robert Sampson, of South America, ar- !
rived from Kngland last ?>ok, and is visit
InK his mother. Mrs. K B. Sampson, at May.
Mr. nnd Mrs Claree S. Mullen attended !
I he Friday evening gerinan and were week
end guests of Mrs. Mullin's mother, Mrs K.
Mrs Henry B Field, of Norfolk, arrived
nt Sprlngtlelds on Saturday. She will tie
Mrs. Osborne's guest during the summer
Mrs Hugh Goodwin. of New Vork. and
her little daughter, are visiting Mr Good
win's mother, Mrs. W. S. Kates, at "Thistle
Mrs. James Madison Taft recently returned
from Chicago, and is .it borne with her I
sister. Mrs. John A. Hundley, Jr., at I
Musgrave Brlseo. of the Cnited States
Army. Is spending his leave with his mother,
Mrs. Fleming Hrlsco.
Miss Ituby Johns, of l.ynchburg, is a guest
>f Miss Aline Monday iti Barboursvllle.
Miss Bradshaw, of Nelson County, is spend
ing some time with her sister. Mrs. Car
penter, In Barboursvllle.
Miss Hatcher, of I-ynehburg. Is visiting
lier uncle and aunt. Dr. and Mrs Guy
Miller, at "Burlington."
Miss Kugenia Wabcrsle returned to Orange
ni Tuesday after a visit of several days
in her sister. Mrs W. W. Osborne.
Miss l.ottie Kstes. who has been In train
ing at tho Child's Hospital, Washington, D.
;. is spending a month with her parents at
Mr and Mrs Alexander Cameron have
ripened their charming Orange County home,
where they will spend the summer.
Mrs. George 7.lnn. who met with such a se
rious accident on Friday evening by being
Lhrown from her trap. Is recovering from her
[Special to The Tirnes-Diapatch. J
Palmyra. Vn , June 21-?The first annual
banquet of the Alumni Association of the
Palmyra Normal High School waa glvon on
Monday evening of this week at the Dew
Drop Inn. Tho dining hall was elaborately
decorated In green, gold and red. the school
colors, nnd a delicious dinner was served
under the supervision of Mrs. C. B. linden.
Red rosos and yellow lllleti, vetlod In feather
ing green, beautified tUo table. The prcsl
the supreme pleasure music lovers find in view
ing at close proximity, the many beautiful
Pianos and Player-Pianos displayed herein,
can only he adequately appreciated by a per
sonal visit to this establishment.
The choicest instruments known to the
musical world are to be found here?perfect in
tone?perfect in design?perfect in workman
ship?and the names they bear upon their fall
boards are names that occupied the same rela
tively high position in the world of music when
your parents 'were children.
CHICKERING?has stood for all that was
best in Pianos for over 90 years. Chicker
ing tone is the standard bv which other in
struments are judged. The name guarantees
the highest quality of make and workmanship.
MELODIGRAND?the product of the farfi
ous Henry & S. < i. Lindcman factories?with
over 92 years of reputation for reliability and
satisfying qualities. kxclusive features arc:
patented oval sound-board, laminated rim and
improved pressure posts that endow the up
right with all the sonorous tone-quality of
the small grand. Guaranteed by the makers
and ourselves?for a lifetime.
FISCHER?fn 1840, J. & C . Fischer suc
ceeded to the old established business of
Nunns tS: I-ischer. I he making of line Pianos
was not only a business with this firm, but a
hobby as well. In almost everv corner of the
globe, Fisrher Pianos are to be found, and
universal satisfaction i*. conclusive proof that
their eflorts to produce meritorious instru
ments were more than successful.
CRAFTS?N a name that stan'ds for satis
faction? always. I he Crafts Piano and Plav
er-Piano i^ noted for its superb tone-reproduc
tion. its strikingly artistic design and its
thoroughly dependable construction An iron
clad guarantee assures each purchaser the ut
HOLMES & SON?Product of one of the
mo-t complete and progressive Piano factories
in the world, can point to years of satisfactory
service in thousands of homes. The same un
swerving adherence to the highest ideal- in
materials and construction characterizes the
Ilolmes & Son Pianos and Player-Pianos of
KINGSLEY?A really good instrument at
a moderate price, is too well and favorably
known to Virginians to call for detailed de
scription. I-.very style and finish i> here, ready
for your selection.
LUDLOW?These Pianos have brought
musical happiness to many homes throughout
the South. Good tone, dependable construc
tion and low price make them the choice of
all homes in which economy necessitates excep
tional care in the selection of the instrument.
SLIGHTLY USED INSTRUMENTS?
From time to time, splendid instruments of
various makes find their way to our Bargain
Basement?not before they have been
thoroughly overhauled and put in first-class
condition in our own Factor> Repair .shop,
however. Low prices prevent them from tarry
ing long, and we therefore earnestly advise an
immediate inspection of the many attractive
\a!ues to be found here now.
TERMS?on any instrument selected will
be arranged to suit your own convenience.
Just a small cash deposit now?the balance in
"little sums, weekly, monthly or quarterly?as
Call and let 11s conduct you over rrafts. Hall
to-morrow?see the handsoihe music rooms?
the charming quarters of the various depart
ments?the impressive rows of beautiful in
struments that invite the touch of your fingers.
You won't be unduly urged to buy?but we do
urge you to come and look.
The Crafts Piano Co.
Broad and Second Streets, Richmond, Va.
dent of the association. E B. Page, muds
an eloquent and appropriate address. W. N\
Hannah presided as toastmaater. Thoso re
sponding to toasts were l'rofessor XV. N.
WIIIIm, Missies Virgllia Sadler. Sal lie Holland.
Cora Wills. Anne Brown, Elma Whltton.
Messrs. Page and Hannah. Miss Etta Ayres
rend a poem.
It was altogether a most enjoyable occa
sion. Those present were Misses E. A.
Georgo, Virgllia Sadler. N'ellle Hunter, Mnry
Iladen, Annie Brown, Sailfo Wills Holland,
f.oulse. Holland, Cora Wills. Elma Whltton.
Etta Ayres. Emma Winn, Ellsn Hyals, Wllllo
llailan, Margaret Thompson. W. X. Willis,
E P. Page. II. O. Bell and W. N. Hannah.
Tuesday evening the Palmyra Social Club
was pleasantly entertained al frosco by W/
Miss Clajra. Pettlt and Miss Sally Shep
herd have gone for a six weeks' course
at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Mrs. William Sclater left last week for
a summer tour abroad. She will visit Egypt
and the Holy I^ind.
Mrs. A. A. Gray, who has been quite sick,
Pembroke Pettlt Is recovering from an Ill
ness of several days.
[Special lo The Times-Dispatch.]
Montvale, Va., June L'l Mrs. Edgar Dyer
and children, of Roanoke; Miss Hortensn
and .lanios Wells, of Lynchburg, arc tho
guests of Mrs .lames Biggs
Miss Nellie AI wood and Miss Frances
Cock?.*of Charlottesville; Dr. and Mrs. Eppa
Price and son. of AltaVista, are visitors at
the homo of Dr. and Mrs. S H Price.
Walter Otey and his friend. Dr. Justice,
of Richmond Medical College. ami Miss
Mabel Otey. of Roanoke. are the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Otey.
Miss Volena Robinson, who has been teach
ing In Acooinac, Is spending her vacation
Miss Daisy Miller, of Pulaski. Is the guest
of her aunt. Miss Margaret Colibs, nt>Eocurt
Rev. Oils Moarlo's tirst Sunday afternoon
service at St. Mark's Church was well at
Mr. Michael came In his car from Roan
oke, accompanied by Ilev. and Mrs Oils
Meade, and the Misses Michael. A Sunday
school was organized and It la understood
that there will be preschlng the third Sun
day afternoon of each month al 2 o'clock.