Friday, March 13, 2009

Baltimore Opera, R.I.P.

The Baltimore Opera, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December, has decided to shut down permanently. "We've lost many of our corporate contributors that used to be headquartered here. And we had no endowment. The final nail in the coffin was the recession," Allan Jenson, the company's board chairman, tells Tim Smith of the Baltimore Sun:,0,3670415.story