Tag Archive | classical music

Marian Anderson, Opera Singer

  Marian Anderson: “It is easy to look back, self-indulgently, feeling pleasantly sorry for oneself and saying I didn’t have this and I didn’t have that. But it is only the grown woman regretting the hardships of a little girl who never thought they were hardships at all. She had the things that really mattered.” […]

Opera Matters = The Arts DO Matter to our Humanity!

Opera Matters = The Arts DO Matter to our Humanity!

Hello Everyone, As someone who worked for San Diego Opera and lived in San Diego for 5 years, I am San Diego Opera.  I can’t be there to help campaign to SAVE my beloved company, but I can implore you to help.  I love the community, the city, its people and its Opera.  Please sign […]

Inspiring Composer Quotes, Bela Bartok

Inspiring Composer Quotes, Gustav Holst

Please Sign the Petition to SAVE San Diego Opera Today!

As you may know, the board of San Diego Opera recently voted to close the company at the end of this season.  This is despite the fact that the company is in the black financially.  This closure makes no sense.  The company is not out of money and is certainly not in danger of bankruptcy, […]

Why We Artists Do What We Do

Written by David Ackert, LA Times: “Singers and Musicians are some of the most driven, courageous people on the face of the earth. They deal with more day-to-day rejection in one year than most people do in a lifetime. Every day, they face the financial challenge of living a freelance lifestyle, the disrespect of people […]

The Death of a Giant; San Diego Opera Closing

Last night I heard the news from all my friends at San Diego Opera.  I was so stunned and shocked to hear it.  I could not believe what I was reading on Facebook.  Every one of my dear friends and past co-workers were stating the same sad and shocking news, that after 49 years San […]