New PDF release: A Vision of Voices: John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera

By Craig A. Smith

“An authoritative and exhaustive exam of John Crosby—the musician, the visionary, the impresario, the man—and his magnum opus, The Santa Fe Opera. Written in a mode as lyrical as its material, A imaginative and prescient of Voices: John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera is crucial analyzing for someone who has skilled (or in simple terms dreamt of) the appeal of The Santa Fe Opera.ˮ--Juliana Gondek, professor of voice and opera reports, UCLA Herb Alpert tuition of Music

A vacation spot for millions of opera fanatics each year and the anchor of Santa Fe’s thriving arts scene, The Santa Fe Opera owes its life to the imaginative and prescient and tough paintings of 1 guy: John O’Hea Crosby (1926–2002), who created the corporate while he used to be simply thirty years previous and guided its fortunes for the following forty-five years. This ebook, the 1st in-depth exploration of Crosby’s occupation, exhibits how the Opera mirrored his passions for track and the arts.
A imaginative and prescient of Voices depicts the various aspects of Crosby—a dreamer and tough-minded businessman, a creative explorer and conservative programmer, and a reliable conductor and sharp critic. His devotion to caliber and his obsessive oversight bore a permanent harvest that eternally replaced Santa Fe, the country of latest Mexico, and the operatic world.

Craig A. Smith was once an arts author for the Santa Fe New Mexican for two decades and has written approximately song for lots of different publications.

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