Opera America

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Opera America, officially OPERA America, is a service organization in North America promoting the creation, presentation, and enjoyment of opera. Almost all professional opera companies and some semi-professional companies in the United States are members of the organization including such opera companies as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Dallas Opera. Opera America also includes international affiliated opera companies such as the Canadian Opera Company and Opera Australia, businesses, educational institutions, libraries, foundations, guilds, and opera artists such as singers and composers. The organization was founded in 1970 and has been led by President and CEO Marc A. Scorca since 1990.

Opera America in the news[edit]

In April 2014, advisers from Opera America worked with San Diego Opera to develop a plan to prevent the company's closure.[1]

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  1. ^ Kragen, Pam (April 18, 2014). "S.D. Opera closure postponed to May 19; Newly reconstituted board will use time to raise money for 2015 season". San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 

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