Strong vocalists overcome some hurdles in LA Opera’s season opening <i>Carmen</i>
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Strong vocalists overcome some hurdles in LA Opera’s season opening Carmen

The mood at Los Angeles Opera leading up to the beginning of this new season has been thoroughly buoyant, the result of a confluence of good news: After successfully dealing with a pulmonary embolism that kept him off stages and podiums all over the world,  Plácido Domingo — the company’s General Director, überbaritenor, and part-time conductor —  triumphantly returned to … Continue reading

Behind the scenes:  notes, pictures, and even a little video from a rehearsal of LA Opera’s <i>Carmen</i>
Los Angeles Opera / Music News & Info: Classical

Behind the scenes: notes, pictures, and even a little video from a rehearsal of LA Opera’s Carmen

Yesterday afternoon, the good folks at Los Angeles Opera opened up their doors to the media for a behind-the-scenes peek at preparations for their season opening production of Bizet’s Carmen. Christopher Koelsch (President and CEO) gave a brief welcome before Rupert Hemmings (Senior Director, Production) led us onto the stage of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion … Continue reading