Michigan’s longest running, professional opera production company is proud to welcome international non profit arts administrator Anne Berquist as it's new Executive Director.

Currently serving as the Executive Director of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Berquist will bring to West Michigan a 19-year history of arts organization leadership. That history includes The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, the Théâtre du Chatelet, one of the most renowned opera houses in Europe, and the French National Conservatory of Music and Dance.

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With applications from across the country, Canada and Europe, Opera Grand Rapids said Anne Berquist will bring to Opera Grand Rapids an exciting combination of experience, skills, personality and enthusiasm.

Berquist will relocate to Grand Rapids to oversee the remainder of the Company’s 2013-14 Season, which includes the Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio in March, and Puccini’s iconic Madama Butterfly in May.

For more information about Opera Grand Rapids, visit www.operagr.com