Grit and grind meets top hat and monocle: 30 Days of Opera

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: September 18, 2019 11:22 AM CT | Published: August 29, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>This marks the eighth year Opera Memphis has presented its ambitious 30 Days of Opera campaign to bring opera to thousands more than they can reach in the concert hall.</strong>&nbsp;(Photo courtesy of Opera Memphis)

This marks the eighth year Opera Memphis has presented its ambitious 30 Days of Opera campaign to bring opera to thousands more than they can reach in the concert hall. (Photo courtesy of Opera Memphis)

Instead of waiting for people to come to the opera house, 30 Days takes opera to festivals, libraries, restaurants and parks. “Having an opera singer 10 feet from you is like being on a roller coaster or in a windstorm,” says Opera Memphis' director Ned Canty.

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30 Days of Opera Jay Etkin Ned Canty Opera Memphis
Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.


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