Evan Luskin http://kcur.org en Kansas City's Lyric Opera Changes Leadership http://kcur.org/post/kansas-citys-lyric-opera-changes-leadership <p>Changes are happening at <strong>Kansas City&rsquo;s <a href="http://kcopera.org" target="_blank">Lyric Opera</a></strong>. Its general director, <strong>Evan Luskin</strong>, is retiring next month after 26 years with the company.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:25:43 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 16595 at http://kcur.org Kansas City's Lyric Opera Changes Leadership Deborah Sandler Takes The Helm At Lyric Opera http://kcur.org/post/deborah-sandler-takes-helm-lyric-opera <p>The Lyric Opera of Kansas City today announced the appointment of Deborah Sandler as the new general director as of July 1, 2012. Sandler will succeed Evan Luskin, who retires on June 30 after 26 years with the company, including 14 years as general director.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 13390 at http://kcur.org Deborah Sandler Takes The Helm At Lyric Opera Lyric Opera's General Director Evan Luskin to Retire http://kcur.org/post/lyric-operas-general-director-evan-luskin-retire <p>Kansas City, Mo. – After a quarter century with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Evan Luskin, the Lyric's general director, and previously, managing director, plans to retire in 2012.</p> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:43:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2187 at http://kcur.org Lyric Opera's General Director Evan Luskin to Retire Lyric Opera Announces Season in Kauffman Center http://kcur.org/post/lyric-opera-announces-season-kauffman-center <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c0b33f9f138-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c0b33f9f138-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c0b33f9f138-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-948356.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The Lyric Opera of Kansas City, one of the three resident companies at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, has announced its 2011-2012 season, its first in the new venue. As KCUR's Laura Spencer reports, the announcement began with a twist.</p> Tue, 25 Jan 2011 16:16:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2104 at http://kcur.org Lyric Opera Announces Season in Kauffman Center