Michigan Opera Theatre names new artistic director
The Michigan Opera Theatre has named a new artistic director to succeed Dr. David DiChiera, who died in 2018. Rising opera star Yuval Sharon has been announced as the first-ever Gary L. Wasserman Artistic Director. The 2021-22 season, Sharons first full season as artistic director, will be announced this spring. The recipient of both a MacArthur Fellowship and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant in Theatre, Sharon is among the most in-demand and innovative names in opera today. In addition to his appointment at MOT, Sharon will continue his role as Artistic Director of The Industry.