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The Eroica year: the Bachtrack Classical Music Statistics for 2019 - Bachtrack (article + infographic)
Opera & Arias: Verdi and More. Under the Tents in Vanier Park on August 26 and September 2  EIN News

UBC's Nancy Hermiston directs and maestro Leslie Dala (Vancouver Opera) leads the musicians, joined by acclaimed guest performer Simone Osborne.

Is crowdfunding the future of opera and ballet? - Financial Times

"As public funding declines, the art forms are waking up to the long-term potential of small giving" (Article by: Laura Cappelle)

Inside the Indoor Beach Opera That’s the Talk of the Venice Biennale - Artsy
"The Lithuanian Pavilion was awarded the prestigious Golden Lion prize on Saturday. But even before that, two-hour-long queues were forming; by Sunday morning, in the rain, rumors put the wait at twice that. The piece, called Sun & Sea (Marina) (2019), was created by a trio of highly creative women: filmmaker and theater director Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė; writer, poet, and playwright Vaiva Grainytė; and artist, musician, and composer Lina Lapelytė." 

"A comparison of price data across entertainment categories throws up a few surprises. Those who claim that a night at the opera is only for the elite should know that attending a top-of-the-range gig is nearly as pricey: an average opera ticket in London costs £81 ($103), compared with a global average of $96 for the 50 most-lucrative music tours. And the Royal Opera House in London boasts that 30% of its seats go for £35 or under – but good luck finding that sort of deal for Bruce Springsteen or Jennifer Lopez."