Peter Gelb: Opera is suffering from education failuresmain
From a soft interview with ZealNYC:
Opera is an old art form, it is in foreign languages, and is typically longer than movies and plays. It is more challenging for an audience, particularly an audience that doesn’t already know about opera. With a lack of classical music education, it is very difficult to overcome those obstacles, those barriers.
On the other hand, it doesn’t stop us from trying everyday.
Realist or defeatist?
Read on here.