Opera San Antonio opens its 2019-20 season Thursday with the Puccini classic “Tosca,” featuring soprano Jennifer Rowley singing the title role.
La Traviata opens the fourth season of Opera San Antonio, the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts’ resident opera company.
Opera San Antonio Artistic Director Adam Diegel has resigned and Executive Director Liz Tullis has moved into an advisory role.
Before its upcoming production of the opera La Bohême, Opera San Antonio invited area students to write alternate endings for the tragedy.
The Tricentennial-themed original opera production Sueños de Béjar (Dreams of Bexar), originally set for a Commemorative Week performance on May 5, has been postponed until October.
Hired last week, business consultant and longtime opera patron Liz Tullis has begun her new job as Opera San Antonio’s new executive director.
Opera San Antonio is undergoing its second leadership change in recent months, with the hiring of Adam Diegel as artistic director. Diegel replaces Enrique Carreón-Robledo, who had been general and artistic Director of the company.
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.
It took OPERA SA a village of singers, musicians, and designers, plus truckloads of sets, and costumes, to put together its production of Macbeth.
Sustaining an ongoing opera company in San Antonio the way Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin have done has proven elusive.