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LA Opera Presents Verdi’s "Macbeth" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

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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Macbeth in Los Angeles with Placido Domingo

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


LA Opera Mounts a New MACBETH Starring Plácido Domingo

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

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Interview with Italian conductor Speranza Scappucci

Photo: Speranza Scappucci conducting ©Silvia Lelli

Q: What do you like best about the current production of La bohème?

Speranza Scappucci:

We just started working on it. 985 more words

Perspective on Madame Butterfly opera in Los Angeles

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

LA Opera’s Madame Butterfly at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

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

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Madame Butterfly at the Los Angeles Opera

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