Opera Saratoga Names New Managing Director

By Francisco Salazar

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, has announced the appointment of Amanda Robie to the company’s leadership staff as Managing Director.

In a press release, Edelson noted that Robie has extensive experience in the opera field, having worked with such companies as the Boston Lyric Opera as the Production Operations Manager. She was also an Apprentice Artist at Opera Saratoga, performing the role of Cousin Hebe in “H.M.S. Pinafore” and later transitioned into arts administration and started working at Fort Worth Opera as Company Manager.

“I am thrilled to return to Saratoga Springs and to join the amazing Opera Saratoga team. It has been very exciting to watch the company’s growth in recent years, and I look forward to working with the dedicated staff and board to build upon Opera Saratoga’s commitment to artistic excellence, education, access, and serving communities throughout the region,” Robie noted in a press release.