Stravinsky’s searing Oedipus Rex at LA Opera: an event for our times

United StatesUnited States Stravinsky, Oedipus Rex: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor). Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, streaming on LA Opera’s On Now digital platform from 17.6.2021. (JRo)

Animation still from LA Opera’s Oedipus Rex created by Manual Cinema

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Compelling and cutting-edge: LA Opera presents Prototype Festival’s Modulation

United StatesUnited States Various composers, Modulation: Prototype Festival co-presented by LA Opera / a co-production of Beth Morrison Projects and Here, streaming from 8.1 to 16.1.2021 (click here). (JRo)

Modulation – A still from Raven Chacon’s ‘La Indita Cautiva’

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LA Opera presents a newly conceived and striking production of The Five Moons of Lorca

United StatesUnited States Gabriela Lena Frank, The Five Moons of Lorca (Las cinco lunas de Lorca): Irene Rodríguez (dancer) and members of the LA Opera Chorus, Nicholas Roehler (piano) / Grant Gershon (choral conductor). Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, streaming now until 25.12.2020. (JRo)

Irene Rodriquez in The Five Moons of Lorca (c) Billy Yates

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A rarely performed eighteenth-century opera: The Anonymous Lover by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

United StatesUnited States Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, The Anonymous Lover: Soloists and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor). Colburn School’s Zipper Hall, Los Angeles, streaming from 14.11.2020 – 29.11.2020. (JRo)

A scene from LA Opera’s The Anonymous Lover (c) Larry Ho

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LA Phil’s Salón Los Ángeles: An affecting concert in the new SOUND/STAGE series

United StatesUnited States Márquez, Gershwin: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Los Angeles Philharmonic / Gustavo Dudamel (conductor). Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, streaming from 2.10.2020. (JRo)

Los Angeles Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel (conductor) (c) Natalie Suarez

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Sweet Land: A site-specific opera in downtown LA streams online

United StatesUnited States Raven Chacon and Du Yun, Sweet Land: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Industry / Marc Lowenstein and Jenny Wong (co-conductors), Los Angeles State Historic Park. Live performance of 15.3.2020 streaming online. (JRo)

Sharon Chohi Kim (Windigo) in Sweet Land
(c) Casey Kringlen

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In Los Angeles, the Mariinsky Ballet in Balanchine’s sparkling Jewels

United StatesUnited States Fauré, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, George Balanchine’s Jewels: Artists of the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra / Alexei Repnikov (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 26.10.2019. (JRo)


Renata Shakirova in ‘Rubies’. Photo by Natasha Razina © State Academic Mariinsky Theatre

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