Emberlight Festival aims to make Ironwood a 'hub for opera'
July 13, 2021
By Zachary Marano
IRONWOOD - Longtime opera fans and new listeners alike gathered in Miners Memorial Heritage Park on Saturday to hear a selection of recordings curated by tenor Miles Mykkanen. Mykkanen, who is also artistic director of the Emberlight Festival, provided commentary and context on 18th- and 19th-century compositions by Mozart and Beethoven.
During the event, Mykkanen announced his plans to "make Ironwood a little hub for opera, and it starts today."
Mykkanen argued that the classical canon should be part of the school curriculum. Mykkanen said the w...