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From The Santa Fe Opera, Key Change is a series exploring the commission and creation of new operas and their connection to our industry, our communities, and our future. Will we fail? Will we succeed? What if we keep imagining? These and other questions guide us through the ups and downs of this new collaborative initiative called Opera for All Voices. Co-hosted by Andrea Fellows Walters and Brandon Neal.

Apr 24, 2019

"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” ~Shirley Chisholm

We take a moment to dream with members of the opera community across departments about what a more equitable, diverse and inclusive opera industry will look, feel, and sound like. Beyond that, we take a practical look at things that...


Apr 17, 2019

Equity, diversity, and inclusion: it's a phrase that's at the forefront of many industries at the moment, and opera is no different. What do those words really mean and how do they relate to the forward momentum of our art form?

This conversation is at the heart of what Opera for All Voices is about and we're going...


Apr 10, 2019

Andrea Fellows Walters and Brandon Neal are back with Season 2!

Sweet Potato Kicks the Sun, our first commission for Opera for All Voices, gets a closer listen with a live audience.

Hopping back in our OFAV time machine, we travel to September 2018 Chicago. Sweet Potato had a live workshop with invited audience and we...


Apr 3, 2019

This season, it's time to dig a little deeper.

Exploring the future of opera in America and telling new stories with Opera for All Voices.

Season 2 drops April 10th, 2019. Subscribe now to be the first to listen!

 

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Key Change is a production of The Santa Fe Opera in collaboration with Opera for All Voices.

Produced...


Mar 6, 2019

7 American opera companies, 4 new commissions, 2 workshops... Opera for All Voices is back with Season 2 of Key Change!

Andrea Fellows Walters and Brandon Neal take you on a journey behind the scenes of commissioning new opera, reaching new audiences and supporting emerging artists.

This season, we're digging even...