Sam Brown


How a turn-of-the-century Dvořák opera resonates with contemporary art

Opera director Sam Brown finds parallels between the tragic Rusalka at the heart of the Czech composer’s eponymous work and young artist Klára Hosnedlová’s monumental performative sculptures


Opera as art: the rise of the artist as impresario

Marina Abramovic's opera The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas, which opened to a socially distanced audience in Munich last week, is the latest in a long history of artistic explorations of the art form