Michigan Opera Theatre welcomes new artistic director Yuval Sharon

New artistic director known as visionary

Michigan Opera Theatre welcomes new artistic director Yuval Sharon
Michigan Opera Theatre welcomes new artistic director Yuval Sharon

DETROIT – Fans of Detroit’s historic Michigan Opera Theatre are welcoming a new artistic director.

In the house that Dr. David DiChiera built, there has always been grandeur and risk. Just building the Opera House and the Michigan Opera Theatre Company was a risk, but it paid off for Detroit.

READ: Michigan Opera Theatre names Yuval Sharon new artistic director

His passing is a wound that may never heal for everyone who loves and respects music, theatre and arts, but Wednesday is a big step in soothing that hurt with the announcement of a new, young, vibrant and ridiculously creative artistic director.

Yuval Sharon is an international presence in theatre, known as a visionary and a rock star in opera and theatre circles. Now, he’s calling Detroit, specifically the Detroit Opera House, home.

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