The Business of Opera

1st Edition

Anastasia Belina-Johnson, Derek B. Scott

Routledge
Published March 18, 2016
Reference - 234 Pages
ISBN 9781472429452 - CAT# Y253136
Series: Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

USD$110.00

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Summary

The study of the business of opera has taken on new importance in the present harsh economic climate for the arts. This book presents research that sheds new light on a range of aspects concerning marketing, audience development, promotion, arts administration and economic issues that beset professionals working in the opera world. The editors' aim has been to assemble a coherent collection of essays that engage with a single theme (business), but differ in topic and critical perspective. The collection is distinguished by its concern with the business of opera here and now in a globalized market. This includes newly commissioned operas, sponsorship, state funding, and production and marketing of historic operas in the twenty-first century.

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