Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical

Anticipating the Don

I’ve been looking forward to attending the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s fully-staged Don Giovanni for a number of reasons: First of all, well, because it’s Don Giovanni and who doesn’t want to see and hear that under pretty much any circumstance? The appearance of Mariusz Kwiecien in the title role.  It’s been a very good season for … Continue reading

Frank Gehry’s sketches for “Don Giovanni” at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Architecture / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical

Frank Gehry’s sketches for “Don Giovanni” at Walt Disney Concert Hall

My guesses on what we’re looking at: The big sketch in the middle has got to be the stage with various characters (I count 5 on the stage).  Behind and above them are two more figures, whom I think are some combination of Giovanni, the Commendatore, and/or the conductor. On the bottom right is likely … Continue reading