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Saturday, May 9 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Saturday Keynote

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Hear remarks from opera devotee RUTH BADER GINSBURG, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, followed by reflections from ROBERTO BEDOYA, executive director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council. Bedoya will summarize themes that emerged throughout the conference and suggest actions for the field. The host of Opera Conference 2016 will then extend an invitation to one of North America’s most beautiful cities.

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Roberto Bedoya

Executive Director, Tucson Pima Arts Council
Roberto Bedoya is the executive director of the Tucson Pima Arts, (TPAC) Tucson AZ, where he has instituted the innovative P.L.A.C.E. (People, Land, Arts, Culture and Engagement) Initiative, a civic engagement/placemaking platform that supports artists’ projects that address critical community issues. He has consistently supported artists-centered cultural practices and advocated for expanded definitions of inclusion and belonging... Read More →
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, was born in Brooklyn, New York, March 15, 1933. She married Martin D. Ginsburg in 1954, and has a daughter, Jane, and a son, James. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, attended Harvard Law School, and received her LL.B. from Columbia Law School. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from... Read More →
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Frayda Lindemann

Chairman of the Board, OPERA America
Dr. Frayda B. Lindemann is vice president of the Metropolitan Opera Association, as well as a member of the executive committee and a managing director of the board. In addition, she is a member of the board and chairman of the executive committee of Young Concert Artists, and she also supports the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program (LYADP) of the Metropolitan Opera. Each year, the LYADP discovers and nurtures a group of exceptionally... Read More →
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Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support of North American operas and opera audiences, and launched an endowment effort in 2000 to create a permanent fund dedicated to supporting new works and... Read More →


Saturday May 9, 2015 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Salon A-E - Washington Marriott 1221 22nd St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20037

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