Opera and Beyond. Composer Michael Ching's blog, pondering music, opera, and where and how it fits in, particularly in the regions.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, opera a cappella now available at Albany Records
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
A sad article in the Telegraph about how musicians in Mexico are being killed because of their connections to the drug trade. Having a narco corrido, or drug ballads, written about you is apparently a mark of prestige for a drug lord. Music is being taken deadly serious there. And we complain about our budgets and audiences.