25 May 2011
Houston Grand Opera Announces New Leadership
By BWW News Desk [Broadway World, 25 May 2011]
The Board of Directors of Houston Grand Opera (HGO) today voted unanimously to realign its top management structure, naming Patrick Summers as Artistic and Music Director, occupying the Margaret Alkek Williams Chair. Chief Operating Officer Perryn Leech has been named Managing Director. Chief Advancement Officer Greg Robertson completes the executive leadership team, which is supported by an eight-member senior management staff. These moves follow the departure of Anthony Freud, the company's General Director, who has been appointed to lead the Lyric Opera of Chicago.