The English National Opera and its counterparts in great cities across the world will all shut their doors for the last time over the course of the next six months. According to industry insiders, this has been caused by the growing consensus that opera is actually unmitigated rubbish that has no chance of ever becoming popular.
‘In retrospect, I’m amazed we got away with it for so long,’ admitted John Berry, artistic director at the ENO.
Posted: Mar 23rd, 2010
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