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Opera for All Voices (OFAV) began as a consortium of North American opera companies committed to co-commissioning and co-producing new operatic works for audiences of all ages that bear the same artistic integrity and depth of storytelling as main stage works. Over several years it has grown in its mission to tell "stories of our time." Follow host Andrea Fellows Fineberg from The Santa Fe Opera and OFAV collaborators and stakeholders as we explore the process, the context, and the story of commissioning and producing new operas in America.

Jun 29, 2018

Opera for All Voices (OFAV) wasn't always "Opera for All Voices." 

Amidst endless brainstorming sessions, redefining family programming, seeking edgier content, aligning with social justice themes, addressing significant doubts, and drawing solutions on dinner meeting napkins... 

...Is it even possible for 7 opera...

Jun 29, 2018

What do you think of when you think of opera?

In January of 2016, opera companies from all over the United States started a conversation, trying to figure out how to create new works for smaller stages, alternative spaces, and major opera companies.

Could we develop works that speak to a broader audience and how can we...