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Opera president extends olive branch

After nearly a month of being under fire for spearheading efforts to close the San Diego Opera, the president of the opera's board of directors on Thursday issued a statement saying she was "exploring every possible idea" to keep the company running in one form or another.

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William Purves 10:43pm April 10, 2014

On it's face this looks like great news for San Diego Opera and all who want to see it survive and thrive into its next 50 years. I applaud the board and its leadership for this statement, and hope everyone who loves opera in San Diego will help them in any way they can to shape the vision for San Diego opera going forward, including identifying the leadership and financial support that new vision will require. Consistent with this would be the immediate rescinding of the end of April deadline for dissolution, and throwing the full weight of the board behind the strategic planning process. A great first step!

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