Why Opera Matters

Feb 17, 2014

The McNay Art Museum's Tobin Distinguished Lecture Series presented Marc Scorca, speaking on January 30, 2014. The title of his presentation is "Why Opera Matters."

Marc A. Scorca, President and CEO of OPERA America oversaw the organization’s relocation from Washington DC to New York City (2005) and the construction of The National Opera Center (2012), a space for both organizations and individual artists to hold auditions, rehearsals, and recordings. Currently a member of the U.S. delegation to UNESCO, Scorca serves as an officer of the board of the Performing Arts Alliance, the Curtis Institute of Music, and the Music Advisory Board of Hunter College (CUNY). Scorca attended Amherst College where he graduated with high honors in both history and music.