Year-end shock: Dallas Opera chief quitsmain
Keith Cerny has resigned as general director and CEO of Dallas Opera with immediate effect.
He will start next month in the same post at Calgary Opera, which is much smaller.
No reason has been given.
Cerny has put in seven and a half years at Dallas, raising its profile significantly with a program for training women conductors. He appointed both the present music director Emmanuel Villaume and the principal guest conductor Nicole Paiement,