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Much Handwringing, Slow Progress On San Diego Opera’s Future

April 7
By Angela Carone
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Ian Campbell, the opera company's general director, was heckled and booed at Saturday night's performance of "Don Quixote." Meanwhile, questions about board governance remain.

San Diego Opera Receives $1M Gift To Explore Future

April 5
By Angela Carone
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The San Diego Opera, set to shut down at the end of April, received the gift from board member Carol Lazier "to encourage us to rescind the dissolution vote as soon as possible."

Roundtable: Fewer Fire Engines; More Opera Intrigue; Scarce Ensenada Water

April 4
Midday Edition
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San Diego Fire & Rescue has 32 reserve engines in case of a major wildfire, but only three of them are ready to roll. The intrigue surrounding the San Diego Opera's demise is somewhat, um, operatic. Ensenada is facing a water shortage.

Will 'Don Quixote' Be San Diego Opera's Swan Song?

April 4
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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The San Diego Opera created a stir when it announced this will be its final season. Meanwhile, there’s still a production of "Don Quixote" that needs to be staged.

San Diego Opera Board Off To Slow Start

April 3
By Angela Carone
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With only one month left to right the ship, sources tell KPBS the board needs to show more progress.

San Diego Opera Extends Final Act

March 31
By Angela Carone
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Opera closure postponed by two weeks and board opts to salvage 2015 anniversary season.

Drama At San Diego Opera Enters Second Act

March 31
By Angela Carone
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Directors of the San Diego Opera meet Monday to reexamine their vote to shutter the venerable arts institution. Some board members say they didn't have all the information they needed, including an internal investigation into management's tactics.

Roundtable Opera Bows Out; Water In Imperial Valley; Sweetwater Troubles

March 21
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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The San Diego Opera will close next month. There may be a drought in California, but not in the Imperial Valley. And the Sweetwater Union High School District seems to be swamped with difficulties.

San Diego Opera Stars Teaching Young Vocalists What It Takes To Get To The Stage

March 18
Midday Edition
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The San Diego Opera is recognizing the budding vocal talent on San Diego college campuses by establishing a partnership with San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene University.

Famed Choral Conductor Joins La Jolla Symphony For Latin American Music Concert

March 13
Midday Edition
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In this weekend's program of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus' 59th season, Venezuelan choral conductor Maria Guinand joins David Chase in a program of Latin American music.

Behind The Scenes: San Diego Opera's 'A Masked Ball'

March 7
Evening Edition
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Verdi’s "A Masked Ball" is an opera famous for its finale and -- SPOILER ALERT -- I'm going to tell you how it ends.

Opera Profile: Tenor Giuseppe Filianoti

Feb. 18
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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San Diego Opera’s “The Elixir of Love” opened this past weekend. The opera is all about love but the behind the scenes story about its tenor was almost a tragedy.

San Diego Opera's 'The Elixir Of Love'

Feb. 14
Evening Edition
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It’s Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and San Diego Opera has love for sale with Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” (opening Saturday at the San Diego Civic Theater) American bass Kevin Burdette tells us all about l’amore.

What's Happening Around San Diego In February?

Feb. 6
Midday Edition
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From a retro soul music show to a poetry reading and an unusual film screening, here's a preview to some of this month's top events happening around San Diego.

Behind The Scenes: San Diego Opera's 'Pagliacci'

Jan. 24
Evening Edition
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San Diego Opera kicks off its 2014 season this weekend with “Pagliacci" (at the Civic Theater) and the story plays out like a classic horror film.