Although there have been over sixty productions of Speed Dating Tonight!, I've only personally participated from start to finish in a handful. This June at Taos Opera Institute I've had the chance to do a SpDT! and hear some of the newer dates live for the first time. Dater #33 "Hike in the Mountains" was commissioned by Opera Steamboat and fits perfectly up in Taos.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018
*Panels about the need for more diversity.
*Certainly more programs for women composers and a strong women's opera network.
*More composers than before and more new work
*A real sense that the business is a struggle every year
*More companies than ever