News: The end of ROH2
The Royal Opera House is to close down ROH2, the department that was responsible for commissioning and producing contemporary opera and dance.
With the departure of Deborah Bull, Creative Director of ROH2, and Alison Duthie, ROH2’s Head of Department, the company has decided not to continue with the programme. A spokeswoman for the Royal Opera House has said that,
“Kevin O’Hare, the new director of the Royal Ballet, will lead the dance commissions team. The spokeswoman insisted the organisation would continue to produce the same level of contemporary work that ROH2 has been responsible for over the last decade.”
Read the full article, Matthew Hemley, The Stage, 16 Aug 2012
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