Operabook is Opera Europa’s custom-made online tool for opera professionals. It is a multi-database platform which hosts historic production and casting information since season 2011-2012 for over 300 companies worldwide.
Following the General Assembly of Members’ request, upon recommendation of the Artistic Administration forum and the Board of Directors, Opera Europa has commissioned French company IT4Culture to build a tool to respond to our members’ needs. A group of members have been working over the past months to recommend development priorities and test usability. Thanks to Jan Henric Bogen (Antwerp/Ghent), Laura Canning (Garsington), Henning Ruhe (Munich/Göteborg), Klas Sjöblom (Stockholm) and Stephanie Wippel (Vienna Staatsoper) for their time and support in this endeavour.
Operabook offers a rich resource for multiple searches with straightforward queries and flexible result formats:
- Search for artists with experience in one or multiple roles
- Search for artists performance history and contact information
- Search for performances of a specific title, or by a specific director, or simply by a composer or venue, including a special filter for productions for rent
The database will be maintained by dedicated staff at IT4Culture, who will be in charge of adding your performance information. Please keep them informed of changes in your programming and casting on firstname.lastname@example.org
Opera companies will be able to update and correct their own information.
Thanks to a partnership with ClassicalMusicArtists.org, IAMA and AEAA’s online tool, Operabook will strive to keep representation information up-to-date.
Operabook officially launches on 1 January, but members may already have access throughout December to check the interface, their own production data and create accesses for their own company members.
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