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
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Opera America conference 2018
I'm in St. Louis for the Opera America conference. Haven't been to one for several years.
*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