16. November 2008 · Comments Off on A Little Envious · Categories: Links, Opera

“Minnesota OperaWorks is a multi-year, seven year, program to highlight contemporary opera as part of American opera repertoire,” Smith said.

I would love to do more contemporary opera. But it’s not a big sell here. I think the hype of one brand new contemporary opera might draw crowds; even those who only attend SF Opera and tend to look down on us might attend that. But to highlight contemporary opera would probably lose our audience. Oh well.

I read about Minnesota Opera here.

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