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By Craig A. Smith

“An authoritative and exhaustive exam of John Crosby—the musician, the visionary, the impresario, the man—and his magnum opus, The Santa Fe Opera. Written in a mode as lyrical as its material, A imaginative and prescient of Voices: John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera is vital examining for somebody who has skilled (or in simple terms dreamt of) the attraction of The Santa Fe Opera.ˮ--Juliana Gondek, professor of voice and opera stories, UCLA Herb Alpert university of Music

A vacation spot for millions of opera enthusiasts each year and the anchor of Santa Fe’s thriving arts scene, The Santa Fe Opera owes its lifestyles to the imaginative and prescient and tough paintings of 1 guy: John O’Hea Crosby (1926–2002), who created the corporate while he was once basically thirty years previous and guided its fortunes for the following forty-five years. This booklet, the 1st in-depth exploration of Crosby’s occupation, indicates how the Opera mirrored his passions for song and the arts.
A imaginative and prescient of Voices depicts the numerous aspects of Crosby—a dreamer and tough-minded businessman, a creative explorer and conservative programmer, and a reliable conductor and sharp critic. His devotion to caliber and his obsessive oversight bore an everlasting harvest that without end replaced Santa Fe, the kingdom of recent Mexico, and the operatic world.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Craig A. Smith used to be an arts author for the Santa Fe New Mexican for two decades and has written approximately song for plenty of different publications.

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