Becoming an Octopus!
Our newest guest blogger, 12 year old Claire Johnson , joins us to blog about her experience with our Cathedral Project. This year we are presenting the world premiere production of Jonah and the Whale by Jack Perla and Velina Hasu Houston. For me, this week’s rehearsals started before Sunday...
Six Questions for Saimir Pirgu
Albanian tenor Saimir Pirgu returns this season as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, his third appearance with LA Opera. Saimir Pirgu (right) as Ferrando in LA Opera's 2010 production of Cosi fan tutte, with Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Guglielmo) and Lorenzo Regazzo (Don Alfonso). W elcome back to LA...
Gavin Plumley: The Unanswered Question
Little tension is produced when good and evil are seen in isolation. Juxtapose the two, however, and a conflagration ensues. More dramatic still is the exploration of the position between these poles. It is the kind of conflict we feel daily, as we ponder what is right and wrong, and it is at the...