2018: New Leadership

WNO General Director, Timothy O’Leary, Artistic Director, Francesca Zambello, and Principal Conductor, Evan Rogister.   Photo Credit: Elman Studio

WNO General Director, Timothy O’Leary, Artistic Director, Francesca Zambello, and Principal Conductor, Evan Rogister. Photo Credit: Elman Studio

In 2018, two new leaders were appointed for the WNO and the KCOHO. Timothy O’Leary began his tenure in the newly created position of General Director of WNO in July, 2018. Previously, O’Leary served as General Director of Opera Theater Saint Louis for ten years and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of OPERA America. In September, 2018, Evan Rogister was appointed to the position of Principal Conductor. A familiar face to the musicians of the KCOHO, Rogister has conducted the orchestra in three productions since 2014: Moby Dick, Carmen and Aida.

CLICK HERE for our Notes From The Underground interview with Maestro Rogister