A classical website is in trouble

September 26, 2017 by norman lebrecht


Matthieu Abelli’s Operamusic is low on funds.

He writes:

OPERA MUSICA needs your help!! [ français ci-dessous ]

Following funding that was not granted, the survival of is suddenly seriously threatened. Within a few days we will launch an emergency campaign calling for donations on a crowdfunding site to save OPERA MUSICA. This ‘post-shock’ video, made in haste, will allow each of you to get an idea. We hope that many of you will be able to help us. We’re going to need the support of all of you …. “No tree becomes rooted and sturdy unless many a wind assails it. For by it’s very tossing it tightens its grip and plants its roots more securely; the fragile trees are those that have grown in a sunny valley.” [Seneca] ———————————–

GROS COUP DUR POUR OPERA MUSICA! PARTAGEZ! Suite à un financement qui ne nous a pas été accordé, la survie du site se trouve soudainement gravement menacée. D’ici quelques jours nous lancerons une campagne d’urgence d’appel aux dons sur un site de crowdfunding pour sauver OPERA MUSICA. Cette vidéo “post-choc”, réalisée à la hâte, permettra à chacun d’entre vous de se faire une idée. Nous espérons que vous serez très nombreux à bien vouloir nous apporter votre aide. Nous allons avoir besoin du soutien de chacun d’entre vous…. “Seul l’arbre ayant subi les assauts des tempêtes est vraiment vigoureux. C’est dans cette lutte que la résistance de ses racines est éprouvée et qu’il se fortifie” [Sénèque]


Comments (3)

  1. MWnyc says:

    Who funded Opera Musica before?

  2. Jaime Herrera says:

    My guess is that they let the budget get way out of control. Typical of the LA Opera too, if that’s the case. These people get bloated on generous donations then….. The donors suddenly stop giving. Save for a rainy day people…..

    1. John says:

      Oh yes, all those classical music websites awash with cash.

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