14 Fresh Talents In The Opera World

Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Met, recently said, “Grand opera is in itself a kind of a dinosaur of an art form.” Yet opera, which translates to “work” in Italian, doesn’t only refer to women in viking helmets singing high notes in a foreign language. Huff Post notes: ‘The medium officially extends to any dramatic art form in which all parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment, and it’s evolved far past the “La Bohème” you dozed off to on your middle school field trip. (No offense, Puccini.) Although The Met may not be tapping into today’s boldest operatic experiments, that’s not to say they’re not out there.’ Here are 14 of them.

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