‘Opera Has Broken Free Of The Stage’ – What We Learned At The First New York Opera Fest

“Over the course of the festival, we attended 14 productions out of the more than 25 presented, taking us to four out of five boroughs, from a Harlem school to a West Village townhouse to a basketball court in Brooklyn. Along the way we saw works presented in unconventional venues and on screens; discovered lesser-known and brand new works; and witnessed innovative approaches to reaching new audiences. Here is what we learned.”