Verdi’s Macbeth, interpreted by a consummate conductor and orchestra with magnificent singing from the chorus and principals, made for a powerful night of opera and a brilliant opener to LA Opera’s 2016-17 season. 869 more words
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Plácido Domingo and James Conlon unite again in a powerful adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller.
Returning home from battle, a victorious general encounters a coven of witches who predict his future—he will become king of Scotland. 846 more words
Plácido Domingo stars in the title role of Verdi’s Macbeth, opening September 17 downtown at the Music Center, with Ekaterina Semenchuk joining him as Lady Macbeth. 400 more words
Photo: Speranza Scappucci conducting ©Silvia Lelli
Q: What do you like best about the current production of La bohème?
We just started working on it. 985 more words
Stefano Secco as Pinkerton in LA Opera’s 2016 production of Madame Butterfly. (Photo by Ken Howard for LA Opera)
I recently had the occasion to see the… 521 more words
In LA Opera’s riveting Madame Butterfly, which penetratingly explored the effects of imperialism in early twentieth century Japan, we have a Butterfly that transcended the domestic and became epic in scope. 824 more words
Production new to LA.
A love that knows no boundaries goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. What begins as an idyllic liaison in an enchanting land of cherry blossoms turns into the wrenching tragedy of an abandoned bride forced to make an excruciating decision. 703 more words