Why Opera? – 1a 1


Opera has a way of mixing life touching stories with melodies that stay with us.

Opera is the ultimate arrogance of art, and so it fails.
Opera is chic, elegant, fine seductive.
Opera is the charm of our time.

Opera makes sense in a multidisciplinary world of art.
Opera is about collaboration.
It is giving in, to the unique power, of the live performance.
Opera sells.

It is the combined effort of live theater, high musicianship, boundless imagination, exaggerated drama.

Opera may be too much, but never too little.

We should be aware of how we come to think of the style. It has always been changing and developing. Now is a time of great creative possibilities for the genre.

Across the border we see the combination of new technological achievements in the performing arts with the highest level of expertise. Performing professionals of all areas, trained in the demanding material of the classic tradition, and in the highest traditions of popular culture. Yet we are in it with an open mind to artistic possibilities, the perspective of time, the legacy of the XX century. These historic circumstances are very inspiring to the minds of creative artists.

João MacDowell, Carlos Gomes

Opera is the ultimate arrogance of art, and so it fails.
Opera is chic, elegant, fine seductive.
Opera is the charm of our time.
Opera makes sense in a multidisciplinary world of art.
Opera is about collaboration.
It is giving in, to the unique power, of the live performance.
Opera sells.
It is the combined effort of live theater, high musicianship, boundless imagination, exaggerated drama.
Opera can be too much, but never too little.

 

Now is a time of great creative possibilities for the genre.

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