LOV has died. Lyric Opera Virginia survived three seasons during an economic downturn, but dwindling audiences and insufficient cash caused the nonprofit company to quietly close its doors in late spring.
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So you can’t read music. Or carry a tune. No big deal. If you’ve always dreamed of making music but can barely tell the difference between a treble clef and an ampersand, all is not lost. A new app, called Geometric Music, requires no real musical skill beyond making sounds and understanding shapes.
A number of reasons, according to the report, which outlines the challenges faced by artists and arts organizations in the area, including low public investment, the lack of a support network, a need for stronger connections between artists and the community and a lack of centralized communications efforts. The report also proposes action steps to address these challenges.
The creative group's most recent film, a re-imagining of another operatic work, Benjamin Britten’s 1957 piece, "Noye’s Fludde," made its World Premiere in the Contemporary World Cinema section at last year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Early Wednesday morning, New York's Metropolitan Opera reached an agreement with the labor union representing its stage hands, successfully preventing a lockout from threatening the upcoming fall opera season.
The California Arts Council received quite the Valentine's Day surprise from one of its fellow state agencies last February. The head of rehabilitation programs for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) called with a proposal: help coordinate an 18-month, $2.5 million Arts-in-Corrections pilot program in California state prisons. CDCR would provide the funding, and the Arts Council would provide the know-how and coordination. Like most Valentine’s Day proposals, CDCR’s was happily accepted.
Scott Wright, the general director with the Mobile Opera, said Wednesday that performance arts in Mobile could be hurting if the city doesn't support them. Mobile Opera had received a performance contract subsidy from the city for the past 50 years.