"[The Indiana University Opera Theater] has struck me as just about the most serious and consistently satisfying of all American opera companies." —Andrew Porter, The New Yorker
"It's the best performance in my life and my most important work." —Ned Rorem, on IU Opera Theater world premiere of Our Town
"An analytical book it is not. A critical history it is not. Take it for what it is: a lavish, illustration-rich, coffee table-worthy, and fascinating-to-look-through panorama in print of the Indiana University Opera Theater's first 60 years." —Peter Jacobi, The Hoosier Times, July 11, 2010
Were you ever part of the IU Jacobs School of Music Opera Theater? Search our appendices to see if you're listed in the book (available as PDFs):
Among other things, Tobias writes the program notes for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Calder was executive administrator of IU Opera Theater for almost 30 years, while Webb was dean of the Jacobs School and general manager of the opera company for 24 years. Master Scenic Artist Higgins has been designing for IU Opera for almost 40 years, and Guyer was former production administrative assistant.
Read more about this extraordinary coffee-table book: http://info.music.indiana.edu/web/page/normal/15249.html