George Steel

New York City Opera

New York City Opera To File For Bankruptcy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City Opera said the company will file for bankruptcy protection and wind down operations after failing to raise enough money to stage the rest of its season. “It’s very […]


New York City Opera

This Weekend Could Be The Last For New York City Opera

The New York City Opera could be going silent after this weekend if it does not collect a total of $7 million.


Kara Shay Thomson performs in Schoenberg's "Erwartung" during the final dress rehearsal of the New York City Opera production of "Monodramas." (file/credit: New York City Opera)

Without ‘Miracle,’ City Opera Could Be Days Away From Bankruptcy Filing

The 70-year-old company says it plans to file for bankruptcy and scrap the bulk of its 2013-14 season unless it somehow manages to reach its $7 million fundraising goal by Monday.



NYC Opera Union Seeks Unfair Labor Practice Charge

A union representing workers at the financially troubled New York City Opera says it will file unfair labor practice charges after the board voted to move out of the Lincoln Center and cut staff.


March 18, 2011, file photo provided by the City Opera, David Lomelí performs as Nemorino during the final dress rehearsal of "The Elixir of Love." (credit: AP Photo/New York City Opera, Carol Rosegg, File)

New York City Opera To Leave Lincoln Center, Cut Staff

Friday’s move comes as the 68-year-old organization deals with a dwindling endowment, a multimillion-dollar deficit, and contentious negotiations with its union staff.