Opera Popolare, or People’s Opera, was a local group founded to give opera to the people. This mission was carried out in these ways:
1) Productions of Opera Popolare were opportunities for local singers and instrumentalists to experience opera from the inside, as performers.
2) Productions of Opera Popolare attempted to make opera accessible to a wider audience by such means as controlling the length and cost of entry.
3) Productions of Opera Popolare, made every effort to help the audience understand the story and the action.