The art form opera situated between culture and economics. While economically oriented groups regard opera as financially insatiable and expensive, others accentuate its strong cultural attraction and internationality. In this area of conflict the contributing authors examine all of opera’s aspects and challenges at the beginning of a new millenium. Focal points are political and cultural awareness, music theatre between public subsidisation and private funding, culture management and promotion, Controlling, educational obligations and festivals as economic factors.
Helmut Bieler, Klaus Billand, Gerhard Brunner, Erhard Busek, Christoph Dammann, Sieghart Döhring, Brigitte Fassbaender, Michael Haefliger, Hans Herdlein, Clemens Hoegl, Stefan Johansson, Gerd Kühr, Hellmuth Matiasek, Siegfried Mauser, Dominique Meyer, Michael Mihatsch, Alexander Pereira, Frieder Reininghaus, Franz Salzmann, Werner Scheibenpflug, Irene Suchy, István Szabó, Susanne Vill, Bernd Weikl, Alfred Wopmann & Reiner Zimmermann
Editors: Isolde Schmid-Reiter, Manfred Jochum
Softcover, 142 pages
Publisher: Studienverlag Innsbruck (2006)