WDAV to Produce NPR World of Opera

WDAV 89.9 Classical Public Radio announced today that as of January 18, 2010, the station will take over production of National Public Radio’s World of Opera, keeping in place NPR’s successful creative team of host Lisa Simeone and producer Bruce Scott. WDAV General Manager Benjamin K. Roe is the new executive producer. The show will continue to be marketed and distributed by NPR.


Opera Company to Postpone and Cancel Productions in Response to Funding Cuts

From a press release issued by Opera Carolina on July 29, 2009:
CHARLOTTE, NC — The board of directors of Opera Carolina has approved a package of cost-saving and fundraising measures in response to the recently announced 33% reduction in support from the Arts & Science Council and current economic conditions.