Journal of Foreign Language Education and Technology

Sakhiseni Joseph Yende

Department of South African College of Music, University of Cape Town, South Africa


  • Research   
    The Quest for New Digital Skills for Opera Artists and Opera Companies during the Covid-19 Pandemic
    Author(s): Sakhiseni Joseph Yende*

    The coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic has emerged as a global phenomenon that significantly affects almost all sectors, irrespective of whether they have a well-established economic system. The inception of COVID-19 pandemic has increased and accelerated the demand for opera industry embrace digit technology to continue to produce performances and reach audiences. The brutality of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected most sectors, and opera artists are significantly affected in the Global South. South Africa, among others, is at the receiving end. The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc and exacerbated the existing vulnerability of opera artists. Opera artists have difficulty obtaining employment and finding funding for performing arts organisations have caused seriously challenged opera artists to survive during the Covid-19 pandemic. This study is aimed to examine the quest for new.. Read More»

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