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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

LA Opera Presents Leonard Bernstein’s “Wonderful Town” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

With the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth approaching in 2018, LA Opera began the celebration with a semi-staged concert performance of Wonderful Town. 875 more words

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