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.
Crowdfunding is a revolutionary way for artists to realize their vision, and create a community of followers. Two artists, writer Jessica Duchen and composer Dan Visconti developed successful campaigns in the United Kingdom and United States, respectively. Both offered 21CM their different perspectives on what worked best and surprised them about the process.