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The fourth way

Then, at the World Opera Forum in Madrid, April 2018, I came across what could be a fourth approach – the North American approach of a social good anchored to its (local?) audience:
"We are not here to perform opera, we are here to serve our local community"
– Lawrence Edelson, American Lyric Theater

"Canadian opera companies are telling stories that don't belong to them, but on behalf of those communities that don't have the resources"
– a Canadian delegate

So four(?) different conceptions of culture: art being sufficient unto itself, a platonic ideal that is there, with intrinsic value even if not 'used' – to art as societal glue, binding through shared experience and appreciation – to another component competing for citizens' time and money – to something born of its audience?  (I am not asserting, but groping for understanding)