The Management of Opera: An International Comparative Study

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

byPhilippe Agid

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This book presents the current and future issues facing opera houses and opera companies. Problems in different environments need different solutions. In particular, it opposes the European and the American method of managing cultural institutions, and emphasizes on each ones strengths and weaknesses

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This book presents the current and future issues facing opera houses and opera companies. Problems in different environments need different solutions. In particular, it opposes the European and the American method of managing cultural institutions, and emphasizes on each ones strengths and weaknesses

PHILIPPE AGID graduate of the National School of Administration in Paris, France, was a member of Jacques Chaban Delmas’ cabinet between 1969 and 1972. He was then Secretary-general of the National Foundation for Management Education (FNEGE) before entering the Lafarge Group. He joined Hugues Gall as Deputy manager of the Paris Opera ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 8.6 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230247261

ISBN - 13:9780230247260

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Table of Contents

Opera Houses: Order and Diversity
Programming: Risk and Commitment for the Future
Artistic and Technical Production
Audience and Diffusion
Architecture: Constraints or Opportunities?
Funding Opera Houses
Governance, Organization, Management
Tensions, Conflicts and Recent Crises
Achievements, Strategic Options and Perspectives