Deborah Sandler, Lyric Opera interview by Robert Trussell
Something’s happening in Kansas City. That, Deborah Sandler said recently, is clear. The arts are on the move. But the reason they are, in the view of the new general director of the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, may be the most significant thing about this sunbaked prairie town: Its determined support of its arts institutions and utter defiance of a tattered economy.