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LA Opera Presents New Production Of ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE Featuring The Joffrey Ballet LA Opera Presents New Production Of ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE Featuring The Joffrey Ballet
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Plácido Domingo, LA Opera's Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company's spring presentation of Christoph Willibald Gluck's landmark masterpiece, Orpheus and Eurydice, which will be conducted by James Conlon, the company's Richard Seaver Music Director. The ... (more...)
LA Opera Adds Matinee Performance of CANDIDE LA Opera Adds Matinee Performance of CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2018

Due to ticket demand, LA Opera has scheduled an additional matinee performance of Candide, Leonard Bernstein's 1956 Broadway classic. The added performance will take place on Saturday, February 17, at 2pm.... (more...)
BWW Review: CANDIDE at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion BWW Review: CANDIDE at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
by Maria Nockin - January 29, 2018

On January 27, 2018, Los Angeles Opera presented the Bernstein work at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with a cast that included Emmy-winning television star Kelsey Grammer. He is best remembered for his two-decade-long portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the situation comedies Cheers, Wing... (more...)
Renee Fleming Returns to LA Opera in Recital Renee Fleming Returns to LA Opera in Recital
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2018

LA Opera will present one of the most acclaimed singers of our time, superstar soprano Ren e Fleming, who will return to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for a recital with pianist Hartmut H ll at 7:30pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. In addition, on February 5, Ms. Fleming will help launch LA Opera's M... (more...)
Full Cast and Creative Announced for CANDIDE Starring Grammer and Ebersole Full Cast and Creative Announced for CANDIDE Starring Grammer and Ebersole
by Julie Musbach - January 09, 2018

General Director Pl cido Domingo has announced final details about LA Opera's company premiere of Candide, Leonard Bernstein's 1956 musical comedy classic. Music Director James Conlon will conduct a cast led by Emmy winner Kelsey Grammer and Tony winner Christine Ebersole, both making their company ... (more...)
Christine Ebersole Joins Kelsey Grammer and More in CANDIDE at LA Opera Christine Ebersole Joins Kelsey Grammer and More in CANDIDE at LA Opera
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2017

Broadway legend Christine Ebersole will make her LA Opera debut in the company's 2018 production of Candide, composer Leonard Bernstein's 1956 Broadway classic.... (more...)
LA Opera Off Grand to Present LA BELLE ET LA BETE with Live Performance of Philip Glass Score LA Opera Off Grand to Present LA BELLE ET LA BETE with Live Performance of Philip Glass Score
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

From October 28 through 31, LA Opera presents a special Halloween treat for cinephiles and opera lovers alike: a screening of Jean Cocteau's ravishingly beautiful 1946 cinematic masterpiece La Belle et la B te ('Beauty and the Beast'), with an enchanting Philip Glass score performed live by the Phil... (more...)
BWW Review: NABUCCO at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion BWW Review: NABUCCO at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
by Maria Nockin - October 15, 2017

On Oct 14, 2017, Los Angeles Opera presented Giuseppe Verdi's third opera, NABUCCO in a new and extremely well detailed production by Thaddeus Strassberger.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE PEARL FISHERS at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion BWW Review: THE PEARL FISHERS at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
by Maria Nockin - October 08, 2017

On October 7, 2017, Los Angeles Opera presented Georges Bizet's THE PEARL FISHERS starring sweet-voiced Mexican star tenor Javier Camarena as Nadir. Steel-voiced Mexican baritone Alfredo Daza, was Zurga, his rival for the hand of Leila, a beautiful priestess who had taken a vow of chastity.... (more...)
BWW Review: CARMEN at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion BWW Review: CARMEN at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
by Maria Nockin - September 10, 2017

CARMEN, the title character in Georges Bizet's opera, is a young woman who wants the social freedoms nineteenth century men simply took for granted. Sung magnificently by Ana Maria Martinez, Carmen is suave and self-confident, but enroute to certain destruction. Currently, L A Opera is offering an e... (more...)
L.A. Opera Opens 2017/18 Season with CARMEN L.A. Opera Opens 2017/18 Season with CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo has announced that due to overwhelming ticket demand, LA Opera has added a seventh performance of the company's season-opening production of Carmen, conducted by Music Director James Conlon and starring company favorite Ana Maria Martinez. Tickets for this newly sche... (more...)
Superstar Ren e Fleming Returns to LA Opera in February Superstar Ren e Fleming Returns to LA Opera in February
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced that soprano Renee Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of her generation, will return to LA Opera for a recital on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, joined by her frequent collaborator, pianist Hartmut Holl.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look at New Trailer for LA Opera's TOSCA VIDEO: First Look at New Trailer for LA Opera's TOSCA
by Stage Tube - April 24, 2017

LA Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's thrilling masterpiece, Tosca, conducted by Music Director James Conlon. The final mainstage presentation of the company's 2016/17 season, Tosca is a revival of the production staged by the company in 2013, directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner John Caird. Ther... (more...)
Long Beach Opera Presents AS ONE, 5/13 Long Beach Opera Presents AS ONE, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

On May 13, 20. & 21, 2017, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present the highly anticipated Southern California premiere of As One, an inspiring story about identity, authenticity and compassion by composer Laura Kaminsky with librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. ... (more...)
Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvaov Star in Concert With the LA Opera, 5/4 Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvaov Star in Concert With the LA Opera, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

On May 4, 2017, LA Opera will present soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov in concert with the LA Opera Orchestra, conducted by Jader Bignamini. The concert will take place at 7:30pm at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, located at 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.... (more...)
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the Costume Design in LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the Costume Design in LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN
by Stage Tube - April 12, 2017

L.A. Opera presents TALES OF HOFFMANN, now playing through April 15th.... (more...)
Sondra Radvanovsky To Star In LA Opera's TOSCA, 4/22-5/13 Sondra Radvanovsky To Star In LA Opera's TOSCA, 4/22-5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

General Director Plácido Domingo has announced final casting details for LA Opera's upcoming production of Giacomo Puccini's thrilling masterpiece, Tosca, conducted by Music Director James Conlon.... (more...)
Susan Graham Joins LA OPERA As Artistic Advisor To Young Artist Program Susan Graham Joins LA OPERA As Artistic Advisor To Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

Plácido Domingo announced today that Susan Graham, one of the world's foremost opera stars, will serve as Artistic Advisor to LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, beginning in the 2017/18 season.... (more...)
LA Opera Replaces Teste in THE TALES FROM HOFFMANN While He Recovers from Bronchitis LA Opera Replaces Teste in THE TALES FROM HOFFMANN While He Recovers from Bronchitis
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2017

Bass-baritone Nicolas Testé was originally cast in Los Angeles Opera's 'The Tales of Hoffmann,' conducted by Plácido Domingo.... (more...)
Review Roundup: LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN Review Roundup: LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

L.A. Opera presented TALES OF HOFFMANN, now playing through April 15th.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Philip Glass's Opera, THE PERFECT AMERICAN, About Walt Disney's Final Days Photo Flash: First Look at Philip Glass's Opera, THE PERFECT AMERICAN, About Walt Disney's Final Days
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Long Beach Opera is currently presenting the American Premiere of THE PERFECT AMERICAN, March 12 and 18, 2017, with music by Philip Glass and libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!... (more...)
LA Opera Presents NOAH'S FLOOD, 5/6 LA Opera Presents NOAH'S FLOOD, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

LA Opera professional artists will once again collaborate with nearly 500 amateur members of the Los Angeles musical community to present two performances of Benjamin Britten's Noah's Flood this spring at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Conducted by LA Opera Music Director James Conlon, the... (more...)
Philip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN Opera Tells the Story of Walt Disney's Final Days Philip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN Opera Tells the Story of Walt Disney's Final Days
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

Long Beach Opera presents the American Premiere of THE PERFECT AMERICAN, March 12 and 18, 2-18, with music by Philip Glass and libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer.... (more...)
LA Opera Presents THE TALES OF HOFFMAN, Starring Diana Damrau, 3/25-4/15 LA Opera Presents THE TALES OF HOFFMAN, Starring Diana Damrau, 3/25-4/15
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo has announced complete casting details for LA Opera's upcoming presentation of The Tales of Hoffmann.... (more...)
Review Roundup: LA Opera's SALOME, Starring Patricia Racette Review Roundup: LA Opera's SALOME, Starring Patricia Racette
by Review Roundups - February 24, 2017

Placido Domingo and LA Opera presents Richard Strauss's Salome, conducted by Music Director James Conlon. A revival of the production originally staged by Sir Peter Hall during the company's inaugural season, Salome stars soprano Patricia Racette in the title role, her fifth leading role in Los Ange... (more...)