Operation Opera

Does opera have to develop a two tier format to attract new audiences whilst continuing to present the art form in its purest sense to traditional opera lovers? The current productions of The Marriage of Figaro and The (abbreviated) Magic Flute have generated some very strong opinions and audience reactions.

Opera Australia CEO Adrian Collette talks to the BRW about the social relevance and the financial viability of this art form in 21st century Australia.

http://www.brw.com.au/p/sections/features/going_for_song_SBhGcGxMUJ8BY3RN4qzpSM

 
Posted on March 1, 2012 @ 15.02
 

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