Now Playing:

TV

Oregon Art Beat

Opera Comics


This video is not currently available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

What do comics and opera have in common? When the Portland Opera gives local cartoonists an opportunity to sketch during dress rehearsals, quite a bit! We’ll see who shows up and what the finished product looks like.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: KC Cowan
Videographer: Greg Bond
Editor: Bruce Barrow
Audio: William Ward

More Information
See the results of Portland Opera’s artistic mash-up when they invited comic artists to draw the opera.

More Oregon Art Beat

Rick Bartow Remembrance

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016

Dan Tilden

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016

TriMet Orange Line Art

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016

Artist Karen Wippich

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016

More OPB

Follow Oregon Art Beat

Send Oregon Art Beat A Message


Part of Episode

Opera Comics; The Nature of Words; Vagabond Opera (1304)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1304
Original Broadcast: October 27, 2011