JOSEPH VOLPE, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, 1990-2006
SUNY Purchase is proud to present Joseph Volpe who will speak about his 42-year tenure at the Metropolitan Opera. General Manager from 1990 to 2006, Volpe rose rapidly from apprentice carpenter to managerial positions and was the first head to advance from within the company ranks. Volpe will reflect on his experiences and discuss the challenges and opportunities in the arts management world today.
The evening will also include the presentation of the Jandon Business of the Arts Student Achievement Award to a student in the Arts Management B.A. program at Purchase College.
Monday, May 6, 2013
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall
Public reception to follow in the Upper Lobby
Free and open to the public
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