How Companies Commission Opera
Moderator(s): Linda Golding, The Reservoir
Speaker(s): Lowell Liebermann, composer; J.D. McClatchy, librettist; Peggy Monastra, G. Schirmer Inc.
It’s not only what you know, it’s also who you know!
OPERA America brings you closer to the people you need to know, including managers, arts administrators and fellow artists at Making Connections — professional development and networking events in New York City. Come hear informative panel discussions with influential professionals in the field followed by receptions where you can enjoy refreshments and conversations with your peers.
Each new opera commission has a unique process and path. In this session, panelists will discuss:
• Reasons opera companies commission new works
• How operas and creative artists are chosen
• Best practices for creative artists to reach opera companies