Mill City Summer Opera Adds Two Major Leaders

By David Salazar

Mill City Summer Opera has revealed that Cory Johnson will be the company’s Executive Director with Eric Einhorn coming in as Artistic Adviser.

Johnson has worked with the organization for two years as the Development Director and has experience in arts fundraising and large-scale gala event management prior to his time with Mill City Summer Opera.

Meanwhile, Einhorn is the co-founder of On Site Opera and has directed a number of productions at such prestigious companies as Chicago Lyric Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Ft. Worth Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Florentine Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, Utah Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, the Pacific Symphony, and Gotham Chamber Opera.

“We’re thrilled to have Cory and Eric as part of the MCSO team as we continue to attract the best talent and new audiences to our world-class productions. They have bold visions and a willingness to innovate and take risks, allowing us to explore new opportunities, directions, and approaches as we enter this new era,” said Karen Brooks, founder of MCSO, in a press release.