Ian Campbell, who this week announced the closure of San Diego Opera, has been explaining the generosity of his compensation.
The local ABC affiliate found that Campbell earned around $508,000 in 2012, on the high side for the boss of a failing arts ensemble. “It is significant, there’s no question,” Campbell said. “But I do two jobs — I’m artistic director and general director.”
Campbell’s wife Ann, also on the payroll, earned $282,345 in 2012. Nice work.