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Opera North In Lebanon Announces New General Director

Feb 24, 2015 08:49PM ● By Erin Frisch
Opera North has appointed Evans Haile as the New General Director of the Organization. Haile will be taking over for Pamela A. Pantos, who served as Executive Director for Six Years.

Getting to know Evans Haile

Haile joins Opera North with more than twenty five years of experience as a producer and artistic director, a career that includes 15 years at the helm of the Cape Playhouse (America’s oldest professional summer theater) and the reopening of the new infrastructure of the North Shore Music Theater with Bill Hanney.

In New York, Haile has produced at Lincoln Center, New York’s historic Town Hall and off-Broadway. He was producer and host of NPR’s “Toast of the Town…A Song for…” series, and is the leader of the Gainesville (Florida) orchestra, among many other artistic endeavors. This past year, he has been Master Artist in Residence at Santa Fe College in Florida.

Originally trained as a conductor, he has worked with many major orchestras including the Boston Pops, the Florida Grand Opera, the Seattle Opera, the Sarasota orchestra, and the Milwaukee Symphony, to name a few.

Congratulations to Mr. Haile on his new position. We all are looking forward on seeing what he brings to our community.

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