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The Dwarf/Highway 1, USA

James Conlon, LA Opera’s music director, has long championed a group of composers, silenced by the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. To shine a light on these unjustly […]

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Sinatra: Raw

After playing venues across the world, Richard Shelton brings his extraordinary performance as Frank Sinatra in SINATRA: RAW to the LA Fringe Festival. The setting is the Purple Room in […]

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Photo Credit Cory Weaver/LA Opera


It is no surprise that Giuseppe Verdi revered Shakespeare; one master dramatist recognizing that genius in another. The young Verdi had written an operatic adaptation of MACBETH but stayed away […]