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Who We Are…and Welcome to NC Opera!

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Who We Are

Although Triangle-area opera—like many arts organizations nationally—has had its ups and downs over the past year, it’s always maintained a solid fan base of opera goers eager to take in a show. Balancing such classics as Madame Butterfly, Rigoletto and The Marriage of Figaro over the years has kept the crowds coming.

And in addition, keeping people interested in a 16th century art form is a particular challenge in today’s fast-paced multi-media world.

So we have to keep on our toes…and keep ahead of what’s happening and know how to reach people and get them to understand the value and pleasure opera can bring.

On this basis, two outstanding local opera groups—the Opera Company of North Carolina and Capital Opera—will soon combine to bring the best of this wonderful, many-faceted art form we call opera to North Carolina.

While we work on the 2010 schedule and the administrative (and internet) bits of bringing these two organizations together, this blog—NC Opera—will keep you up to date on events and news about opera, the new opera organization, performances, fundraisers and more. We look forward to contributing to this blog, and also enhancing our own knowledge and love of opera. We also want to hear from fellow opera lovers around the Triangle and beyond. Let’s all make NC Opera the place for us to share our love of this amazing art form.

So stay tuned as we combine and grow opera-strong in 2010!

Written by Darla

November 17, 2009 at 8:04 am

Posted in About NCOpera, News