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Anthony Freud (uncredited)

Anthony Freud

Anthony Freud became general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago in October 2011. In addition to directing the company's artistic and business operations, he led an in-depth strategic planning process with the Board of Directors, conceived of and launched the Lyric Unlimited initiative, and is forging important new relationships with a variety of other cultural organizations. Freud is the fourth general director in Lyric's 58-year history. Carol Fox, the company's founding general director (1954-1980), was succeeded by Ardis Krainik (1981-1997), who in turn was succeeded by William Mason (1997-2011). Mason is Lyric's first general director emeritus.

Video and Audio

American Voices: Classical Master Session with Eric Owens

Bass-baritone Eric Owens coaches pre-selected young artists in the classical genre. The session concludes with a panel discussion moderated by Renée Fleming that includes Edith Bers, Anthony Freud, Matthew Horner, and Eric Owens.