From obscene Trivialità to Traviata (by James Conlon)
A Note from Music Director James Conlon The third of Giuseppe Verdi’s so-called “middle-period trilogy” of masterpieces, La Traviata is arguably not only Verdi’s most popular opera, but one of a handful of the world’s most beloved operas. Several years after the trilogy was completed, when he was...
"Traviata" performance added on September 19
Due to exceptional ticket demand, LA Opera has added a seventh performance of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, the opening production of the 2014/15 season. The added performance will take place at 8pm on Friday, September 19. General Director Plácido Domingo will sing the baritone role of Giorgio...
2014/15 Young Artists Announced
Selected from a record-breaking 600 applications, ten new participants will enter LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program in the coming season. Approximately 250 of the original applicants were selected to sing live semi-final auditions in Los Angeles and New York before a panel of ...