Hired last week, business consultant and longtime opera patron Liz Tullis has begun her new job as Opera San Antonio's new executive director.
Mel Weingart, founder and first chairman of Opera San Antonio, has retired and will become chairman emeritus.
Blair Labatt, vice Chairman since 2015, will assume the leadership role.
Opera San Antonio premiers its inaugural season at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts with a new rendering of "Fantastic Mr. Fox," a family friendly production based on the Roald Dahl book of the same title.
Opera in San Antonio is rich in history and in drama.