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On our drive back home from Los Angeles via Palm Springs, Elizabeth and I kept humming the entire time the famous Va Pensiero aria from Nabucco. 990 more words

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Opera, Opera, Opera!

Would you pay $26 to see Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton on Broadway, live?

I know few Orange County friends who love opera, let alone are willing to see one. 424 more words

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The Weekend - A Youth Opera Camp and Dinner Out

My husband and I were invited to an event this weekend that was new for us – a youth opera. The LA Opera sponsors a summer youth opera camp. 484 more words

The Weekend

LA Opera’s "The Tales of Hoffmann" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

As a reader of fairytales, with a particular devotion E.T.A. Hoffmann’s stories, Offenbach’s opera has always exerted a strong pull on my imagination. 1,134 more words

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William May on Heckelphone!?

William May, principal bassoon of LA Opera is playing heckelphone for their production of Salome! The LA Opera Blog did a great article which you should go check out, and you can go see one of the… 7 more words

LA Opera’s Salome at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

In the daunting role of Salome, the soprano needs the sustained vocal power to be heard over a surging orchestra, the acting skills to convey an emotionally damaged fifteen-year-old overcome by lust and longing, and the charisma and grace to attack the famous ‘Dance of the Seven Veils’ without falling into awkwardness and cliché. 826 more words