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Objects in Mirror: February 26, 2008 Archive

Read and comment on the "Popera" backlash

Posted at 10:24 AM on February 26, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Classical 24 host Gillian Martin kicked off a firestorm with her post about the "Popera" backlash. If a singer uses a mic, are they less capable? Does popera threaten classical opera or smooth a wider path to it? To this point Martin writes:

"...but the fact remains that many people prefer the sound of popera, and those people may not be interested in seeing an actual opera."

Tell her what you think in the blog comments.

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