Darwin’s conducting debut with OTSL

May 10, 2023 | Conductor News

How do you get operas from new voices? Give the power to the people.

Last year, Opera Theatre of St. Louis started an experiment. What would happen to its programming, the company wondered, if it opened up the submission process and, rather than the kind of insular, administrative decisions that usually determine what is staged, it turned that responsibility over to a panel of St.