George Steel

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The End of City Opera?

Monday, September 30, 2013

George Steel, City Opera’s general manager and artistic director, and former executive director of the Miller Theater at Columbia, talks about today's deadline to raise enough to save this season, and the company.

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City Opera Struggles to Raise $7 Million By Monday

Friday, September 27, 2013

The people's opera might go belly up. The New York City Opera has until Monday to reach its fundraising goal of $7 million, or it will begin bankruptcy proceedings.


George Steel and Phil Kline Indulge Stravinsky Obsession

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Conductor and New York City Opera general manager George Steel joins host Phil Kline for an in-depth look into the feverish, multifaceted innovations of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. H...

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Guest Picks: George Steel

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

George Steel, Artistic Director and General Manager of the New York City Opera was on the Lopate Show recently to give us a preview of the company's new season. He also revealed what he's listening to when he's not listening to opera!


George Steel on New York City Opera's New Season

Monday, February 13, 2012

George Steel, General Manager and Artistic Director of New York City Opera, discusses the long road to its new season and his vision for the opera’s future. The opera’s new season begins at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with Jonathan Miller's production of "La Traviata," opening on February 12, followed by the U.S. debut of Rufus Wainwright's first opera, "Prima Donna," which opens on February 19.

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City Opera's Next Act

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia dubbed New York City Opera "the people’s opera." And for more than 60 years, people looked to the company for a wide variety of familiar favorites, modern fare and up-and-coming stars. But that big menu came with a big cost.

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George Steel

Thursday, October 29, 2009

George Steel, general manager and artistic director of the New York City Opera, talks about the company and what's in store for the 2009-2010 season.

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Familiar Face To Lead City Opera

Thursday, January 15, 2009

New York City Opera has announced its next general manager and artistic director: George Steel of the Dallas Opera. He replaces Gerard Mortier, who left citing budgetary issues. Steel, the former head of the Miller Theater at Columbia University, joins us to talk about his new role at City Opera. ...

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The Financial Crisis and the Arts

Thursday, January 15, 2009

The woes of Wall Street have affected the banking sector, the auto industry, and now their starting to influence the arts. The financial pinch led to a leadership shakeup at New York City Opera. We talk with George Steel, who was yesterday named City Opera's next general manager and artistic ...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame moves in, classical guru moves out

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will be rolling into New York in November. This morning, Mayor Bloomberg was joined by Billy Joel and Clive Davis to help announce the plans for a downtown Manhattan annex to the Cleveland-based museum.

George Steel, one of New York's most unconventional ...

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Good Ol' Baroque

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

They weren't Garth Brooks fans, but Baroque composers were among the first to embrace "country music," writing rustic pieces about the countryside and using folk instruments. George Steel, conductor and director of Columbia University’s Miller Theater, shares some of this unusual music, including an obscure arrangement of Vivaldi's Four Seasons ...