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Opera Veteran Appointed New Artistic Adviser At San Diego Opera

May 30, 2014
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William Mason, former general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will lead San Diego Opera through transition.

Ex-San Diego Opera Chief Didn't Stand To Gain Financially If Company Closed

May 22, 2014
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An amendment to Ian Campbell's contract with San Diego Opera challenges claims that the former general director tried to shut down the company for personal gain.

State Attorney General Investigating San Diego Opera

May 20, 2014
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Letters were sent last week to the San Diego Opera's board asking for documents and data, including information about the "transfer of charitable assets" and material related to accounting and billing matters.

San Diego Opera Will Not Close, Announces 2015 Season

May 19, 2014
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The opera board of directors rescinds a vote to close and moves forward with three operas next season.

Campbell Out At San Diego Opera

May 16, 2014
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The opera officially ends relationship with its longtime leader, Ian Campbell.

San Diego Opera Announces Matching Gift Challenge

May 9, 2014
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The San Diego Opera has announced a $500,000 matching gift campaign as the company draws closer to reaching a crowd funding goal of $1 million.

Singers Union Drops Lawsuit Against San Diego Opera

May 7, 2014
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The union representing solo singers at the San Diego Opera has withdrawn a labor lawsuit against the troubled company and vowed to work with the current board to revive the opera for next season.

City Funds For San Diego Opera Cut, Revised Plans For 2015 Underway

May 6, 2014
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The commission voted to recommend the San Diego City Council reduce funding for the San Diego Opera to $160,000, or less than half of what the company was set to receive in fiscal 2015.

San Diego Opera Chief Placed On Leave

April 25, 2014
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Embattled opera director Ian Campbell has been placed on leave while the company restructures in a push to stay open and produce a 2015 season.

San Diego Opera Members Plan To Have Say In Company's Future

April 21, 2014
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A special meeting will allow more than 800 members of the San Diego Opera Association a chance to vote on whether the opera company closes or forges ahead.