San Diego Opera lovers are taking heart that dramatic events Thursday may save the company from closure.
Karen Cohn, the board president who resigned during a contentious meeting Thursday, estimated it would take $10 million to put on another season.
She was replaced as board president by Carol Lazier, who had been the secretary. Lazier recently offered $1 million of her own money to keep the opera afloat.
“We have a devoted staff, an energized association and a board newly focused on finding novel and fiscally responsible ways to present great opera to the city of San Diego,” Lazier said. “I have been deeply encouraged by the outpouring of public support …”
How will this soap opera end?