Tuesday, May 20, 2014

San Diego Opera comes back to life

Good news on the troubled-arts-troupe front: The San Diego Opera, whose board decided in March to shut down the company, has been revived after a “crowd-funding” campaign raised $1.6 million and activated a $500,000 matching grant. It will stage three productions next season, The New York Times’ Michael Cooper reports:


A less grand, more streamlined opera company is not such a bad idea, opines The Washington Post’s Anne Midgette: