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New York City Opera

  1. q&a
    ‘Phenomenal Levels of Denial and Arrogance’: Heidi Waleson on City Opera’s End“It was loony.”
  2. book excerpt
    How Hiring a Superstar Wrecked New York City OperaThe board thought Gerard Mortier would save the company. Instead, its promises to him doomed it.
  3. opera
    City Opera, With an Originalist Tosca, Rises From Its DeathbedA new hope.
  4. exit interviews
    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.”
  5. classical music review
    Davidson: Anna Nicole the Opera Is a Big Bust“The American idioms appear to have sprung from a phrase book edited on another planet.”
  6. Justin Davidson on New York City Opera’s Last-Chance SeasonThe company has four chances to save itself.
  7. opera
    Davidson on New York City Opera’s Pivotal, Newly Announced SeasonThis short-order season is a taut demonstration of what’s made this company so indispensable.
  8. news reel
    George Steel Already Here, General Managing at City OperaSteel’s official start date may be February 1, but he’s not wasting any time in Dallas.
  9. news reel
    Exclusive: George Steel to Be Named General Manager of New York City OperaThe announcement could come as early as this evening, two sources with insider knowledge of the situation told Vulture today.
  10. news reel
    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.
  11. news reel
    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.’
  12. news reel
    Breaking: Mortier Backs Out of City OperaThe 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.
  13. newsfeed
    Philip Glass to Score Least Magical Disney Musical EverThe composer has been tapped to score an opera based on a book that portrays Walt Disney as a racist.