Category: Sounding Board
Mark Adamo was giving a lecture to opera students when one asked him, “Is opera thriving? Collapsing? Mutating?” To which he answered, “Yes.” The beloved opera composer and librettist explains his reply.
The term “arts entrepreneurship” seems to have flummoxed the music profession, with half believing it’s a merger of B-school and conservatory practices and the rest decrying “l’art pour l’art.” While at first glance, the artist and the entrepreneur may seem worlds apart, in fact they are remarkably similar.