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.