Opera Parallèle Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors

By David Salazar

Opera Parallèle has announced that Jane Hartley will join its board of directors.

Hartley is a real estate investor who is also an opera education specialist entrepreneur and arts leader. She has served on the board of directors of the San Francisco Opera Guild, Opera America, Opera Volunteers of America and currently sits on the board of San Francisco Opera.

“As we build our board to expand opportunities for Opera Parallèle’s future, we are so honored to welcome Jane Hartley to the Board of Directors,” stated OP board President Susan McConkey in a press release. “Jane adds strong community connections and relationship-building experience that will strengthen our board as we head into our 10th anniversary year in 2020.”

The company is gearing up for its 2018-19 season which will feature the world premiere of “Today it Rains,” as well as “The Little Prince,” “In the Penal Colony” and “Xochitl and the Flowers.”