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New York City Opera
‘Phenomenal Levels of Denial and Arrogance’: Heidi Waleson on City Opera’s End
“It was loony.”
How Hiring a Superstar Wrecked New York City Opera
The board thought Gerard Mortier would save the company. Instead, its promises to him doomed it.
City Opera, With an Originalist
Rises From Its Deathbed
A new hope.
George Steel on Trying to Save City Opera: ‘It Almost Worked’
“I discovered that the company was in much worse shape than I had understood.”
classical music review
the Opera Is a Big Bust
“The American idioms appear to have sprung from a phrase book edited on another planet.”
Justin Davidson on New York City Opera’s Last-Chance Season
The company has four chances to save itself.
Davidson on New York City Opera’s Pivotal, Newly Announced Season
This short-order season is a taut demonstration of what’s made this company so indispensable.
George Steel Already Here, General Managing at City Opera
Steel’s official start date may be February 1, but he’s not wasting any time in Dallas.
Exclusive: George Steel to Be Named General Manager of New York City Opera
The announcement could come as early as this evening, two sources with insider knowledge of the situation told Vulture today.
Has New York City Opera Found Its New Director?
A former executive director of NYCO says the embattled company will appoint George Steel, the former director of Columbia University’s Miller Theater, to the position.
Is New York City Opera Headed for Bankruptcy?
A former high-ranking staff member says declaring bankruptcy is ‘a real possibility and perhaps a good option.’
Breaking: Mortier Backs Out of City Opera
The controversy-loving impresario, who was to have taken over next September, has backed out, leaving the company’s future in a haze and its planning in disarray.
Philip Glass to Score Least Magical Disney Musical Ever
The composer has been tapped to score an opera based on a book that portrays Walt Disney as a racist.