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The General Director provides overall artistic and administrative leadership to Calgary Opera.

The General Director is responsible for achieving the Opera’s goals for artistic excellence, audience development, fundraising, financial sustainability, and community engagement. The General Director sets the artistic vision, including the selection of repertoire, artists, and other creative and educational programming. Equally important, the General Director provides leadership on all administrative and financial matters including budgeting, contract negotiation and management of human resources. Reporting to the volunteer Board of Directors, the General Director oversees a staff of approximately 20 full-time employees, and a budget of $5.5M.

The General Director is the chief spokesperson for the company, and represents Calgary Opera at home and abroad. The General Director engages with a wide range of stakeholders, including: municipal, provincial, and federal levels of government; other arts organizations; major donors; corporate sponsors; artists; community partners; and the Board.


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