What Happened in San Diego? Digging into the Shocking Opera Shutdown.
Jaws hit the floor a few weeks ago when the well-respected San Diego Opera announced they were out of money and closing their doors. In the weeks since the news hit, the picture of what happened with the Opera hasn't gotten much clearer. So we called Jim Chute, U-T San Diego's music and art critic, and had him to take us through the twists and turns at San Diego Opera. He told us even the opera's pit orchestra was surprised by the news. Here's our entire conversation (a version of this will air on Arts Alive, Saturday, April 5th at 8AM).