Arizona Opera Appoints New General Director Joseph Specter
Joseph Spectar was named the new President and General Director of the Arizona Opera, reports Broadway World. The report also goes into details about his success and his previous Director position at the Austin Opera.
"Joe has that unique formula of possessing both an operatic background as an artist, as well as the fundraising and entrepreneurial skills of a successful manager. Through running an opera company in Austin, one of the great music meccas in the United States, he is on the forefront of the exciting revolution that is happening in opera to develop new audiences and repertoire. It is the unanimous opinion among staff and board that Joe is ideally suited to lead Arizona Opera and build on the great enthusiasm we have developed through our Arizona Bold artistic initiative."