Friday, October 04, 2019

L3 Popular culture and high culture: opera in the UK

Watch this video about an attempt to introduce opera to non-elite populations. The video is 25 minutes long.

The story is interesting, but try to get beneath it: what does it show about the dominant ideas in society? Nobody is standing outside opera houses trying to persuade people that they need to discover hiphop!

The video is here 

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