In September Ned Canty, the General Director of Opera Memphis presented a talk at TedEx Memphis that got us all thinking about how our audiences approach opera. Now in his fifth year leading Opera Memphis, he and his team have a repertory based on 60% contemporary American Opera. He also began an innovative program to bring opera into the community, 30 Days of Opera, that has gone on to win awards.

Join me for a conversation with Ned Canty.

Download this episode (right click and save)“>Episode #3 – Why Opera Doesn’t Suck: An Interview with Ned Canty

Episode Notes & Links

TedEx Memphis Talk – Why Opera Doesn’t Suck

Opera Memphis Website – Opera Memphis

30 Days of Opera – The Playground King