Founded by David DiChiera in 1971, Michigan Opera Theatre has a rich history in the City of Detroit and State of Michigan. The company, with DiChiera at the helm, is operated by a group of committed staff who believe in the company as a catalyst for regional change and rebirth and are committed to providing the highest quality of service and artistry.

David DiChiera

David DiChiera

In October 2010, DiChiera was honored by the National Endowment for the Arts with their Opera Honors Award, our nation’s highest award for lifetime achievement in opera.
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