KMFA’s Judlyne Gibson interviews Eric Einhorn after OSO’s “Pygmalion” performance featuring Google Glass supertitles.
In 1983, at a showing of Strauss’ Elektra, the Canadian Opera Company changed opera forever. It introduced a concept that its creator termed surtitles, which projected translated lyrics alongside the performers. It allowed viewers to read the dialogue as they heard … Continued
by Mark Schubin June 22, 2014 Augmented / Virtual Reality – Almost 100 years ago, on June 16, 1916, thousands of fans stormed Robison Field, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. But they weren’t baseball fans. They were opera … Continued
By Allan Kozinn, May 16, 2014 Opera companies, particularly small experimental ones, have been toying in recent years with immersive performances, in which audiences and performers move through different spaces. Often, these have been new works in English, but for … Continued