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May is Opera Month in LA

May is Opera Month in Los Angeles

From the traditional to the avant-garde

The operas playing in Southern California include:

LA Opera’s Herb Ross production of La Bohème

opening May 12

starring Stephen Costello and Ailyn Perez

Conducted by Patrick Summers

LA Opera. 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 972-8001

For full schedule, please visit

The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni,

the first part of the epic three-year Mozart/Da Ponte Trilogy

May 18 to 26

Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel

Starring baritone Mariusz Kwiecien

Costumes by Rodarte designers Kate & Laura Mulleavy

Stage design by Walt Disney Concert Hall architect Frank Gehry.

111 South Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012. 323.850.2000

The Long Beach Opera presents

West coast premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar

with libretto by David Henry Hwang.

May 19 and 26

Based on the life of Spanish playwright and poet

Federico Garcia Lorca.

For more information call 562.432.5934

or visit

Posted by on April 23rd, 2012

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