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Kentucky Opera leaders announce next steps after general director's death

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Leaders with the Kentucky Opera have announced the company's next steps after the recent death of General Director David Roth.

Company leaders say a Transition Advisory Committee will be formed to examine transition issues.

Officials say the committee will also begin searching for interim and permanent leaders for the Kentucky Opera.

The committee is expected to form and meet this week.

Officials have elected Bill Blodgett, current President of the Kentucky Opera's Board of Directors to serve as a temporary, acting General Director.

Company leaders say the Brown-Forman 2015-16 season will proceed as planned.

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