The Composer Battles Inner Demons in Eifman’s Tchaikovsky

25/06/2017

Tchaikovsky: Boris Eifman (choreographer), Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 23.6.2017. (JRo)

Tchaikovsky

Oleg Gabyshev and Maria Abashova in Tchaikovsky (c) Evgeny Matveev

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A Look at Matthew Bourne’s Early Work

22/05/2017

Various composers, Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures: Dancers of Sir Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 20.05.2017. (JRo)

Town and Country. Credit: Casey Kringlen.

Matthew Bourne’s Town and Country (c) Casey Kringlen

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Grigolo, Damrau, and Park Bring Hoffmann’s Tales Vividly to Life

27/03/2017

Offenbach, The Tales of Hoffmann: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / Plácido Domingo (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 25.3.2017. (JRo)

The Tales of Hoffmann: photo credit - Ken Howard/LA Opera.

The Tales of Hoffmann (c) Ken Howard/LA Opera

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Trisha Brown’s Dancers Light Up Los Angeles

14/03/2017

Trisha Brown, In Plain Site Los Angeles: Trisha Brown Dance Company, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 11.3.2017. (JRo)

Trisha Brown’s Sticks. Credit: Todd Cheney.

Trisha Brown’s Sticks (c) Todd Cheney

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Alvin Ailey Dancers Embody the American Soul

10/03/2017

Various composers: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 8.3.2017. (JRo)

Hope Boykin's r-Evolution, Dream. Photo credit: aul Kolnik/AAADT

Hope Boykin’s r-Evolution, Dream. (c) Paul Kolnik/AAADT

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A Vividly Sung Salome with Patricia Racette

27/02/2017

Strauss, Salome: Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 25.2.2017. (JRo)

Tomas Tomasson as John the Baptist and Patricia Racette as Salome. Photo credit: Ken Howard Best,

Tómas Tómasson as John the Baptist and Patricia Racette as Salome (c) Ken Howard

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Lost in the Stars: A Timeless Work that Speaks to All

31/01/2017

Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson, Lost in the Stars: Artists and Soloists of Siti Company, Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, Los Robles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Kahane (conductor), Royce Hall, Los Angeles, 29.1.2017. (JRo) 

Justin Hopkins & Lauren Michelle in Lost in the Stars;  Photo credit: Reed Hutchinson.

Justin Hopkins & Lauren Michelle in Lost in the Stars;
Photo credit: Reed Hutchinson.

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All Aboard the Orient Express for Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio

30/01/2017

Mozart, The Abduction from the Seraglio: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 28.1.2017. (JRo)

Sally Matthews, Joel Prieto, So Young Park and Brenton Ryan in The Abduction from the Seraglio (photo: Craig T. Mathew/LA Opera)

Sally Matthews, Joel Prieto, So Young Park and Brenton Ryan in The Abduction from the Seraglio
(photo: Craig T. Mathew/LA Opera)

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