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Next-up on our online cultural entrepreneur series, the Forum d’Avignon would like to introduce: MyPrivateOpera, onsite lyric concerts to private individuals and companies.

What is your company’s objective?

MyPrivateOpera offers onsite lyric concerts to private individuals and companies. International lyric artists, singers and pianists, perform the best of opera at touching distance, in a tailor-made formula. MyPrivateOpera's clients include companies that aim at thank their exacting customers with a memorable experience. Among those: luxury hotels, airlines, financial companies...

What challenges do you face in your development?

As every start up, visibility is our main challenge. It is even more difficult as we operate in a niche market, but the uniqueness of our concept, the performance high quality and the impact they have on the audience drive an efficient word of mouth.

What does it mean to be a cultural entrepreneur?

To me, cultural entrepreneurship involves contributing with passion to save and develop a section of our culture, with a sustainable and independant economic model and fair consideration for the cultural actors involved.

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Jérémie Viel's interview - founder of MyPrivateOpera

MyPrivateOpera's flyer

The web series : we’re interviewing cultural start-ups – Contact us!

As part of its web series on cultural entrepreneurship, the Forum d’Avignon is proud to present each week exciting stories on cultural start-ups.

This project is part of the Forum d’Avignon’s on-going work, in line with its 2015 agenda, on the ‘hybridization of economic models in cultural and on the manifesto on cultural entrepreneurship in creative industries (to be published soon).

To participate and promote your cultural start-up on the Forum d’Avignon’s website: please send to the address

  • A photo (website/founders/logo) in HD
  • A video link presenting your project
  • A short answer (2-3 lines, in English and French) to the following three questions:

                        - What is your project/idea/start-up?

                        - What is your current challenge?

                        - For you, what does it mean to be a cultural entrepreneur?