notably John Sullivan Dwight
, long-time Boston
's chief musical critic.
Many a sympathetic talk they had together; one can see him now, his eyes burning gentle fire, head nodding, hands waving, as he denounced what seemed to him wanton cacophony.
She avoided the Symphony Concerts
at which “the new music” was exploited; but it was positive pain to her to miss a symphony of Beethoven
In March of this year the Saturday Morning Club of Boston
gave a performance of the “Antigone
” of Sophocles
“In afternoon to the second representation of the ‘Antigone
.’ . . . On the whole very pathetic and powerful.
full of dramatic fire; Sally Fairchild
ideally beautiful in dress, attitude, and expression.
The whole a high feast of beauty and of poetry.
The male parts wonderfully illusive, especially that of Tiresias
, the seer....”