Anthony Freud, left, speaks at a news conference Friday, April 22, 2011, in Chicago. The Lyric Opera of Chicago announced Thursday, April 21, 2011, that Freud, currently the CEO of the Houston Grand ... more 
Anthony Freud, left, speaks at a news conference Friday, April 22, 2011, in Chicago. The Lyric Opera of Chicago announced Thursday, April 21, 2011, that Freud, currently the CEO of the Houston Grand Opera, will become the Lyric Opera's new general director. Freud is a London native who has been working in Houston since 2006. At right is outgoing general director William Mason. less 
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Thu, Apr 21, 2011 5:57 PM EDT