The Battle to Make Opera Cool: Meet the Bright Young Things of New York City’s Opera Renaissance – The Daily Beast

Posted: March 2, 2015 in opera

The Battle to Make Opera Cool: Meet the Bright Young Things of New York City’s Opera Renaissance – The Daily Beast.

“Opera as a rule used to be a form that an artist arrived in late in life,” says Whitener. “Of course that’s not true of Mozart, but what’s happening is that those kind of strictures are falling away and young composers are saying, ‘I won’t wait to write an opera, I’ll take a stab at it now, and if it’s not great I’ll write another one.’”

 

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