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Music and libretto: Richard Wagner

World premiere: October 19, 1845, at the Königliches Hoftheater (Dresden)

An original LA Opera production

LA Opera previously presented Tannhäuser in 2007.

Tannhäuser: Issachah Savage
Elisabeth: Sara Jakubiak*
Venus: Yulia Matochkina* 
Hermann: John Relyea
Wolfram: Lucas Meachem
Biterolf: Philip Cokorinos
Reinmar von Zweter: Patrick Blackwell

Creative team: 
Conductor: James Conlon
Original Production: Ian Judge
Director: Louisa Muller
Set and Costume Designer: Gottfried Pilz
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon

* LA Opera debut

Performance dates and times:
Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020, at 2pm
Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 2pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 6, 2020, at 7:30pm

Performed in German with English supertitles 

Estimated running time: four hours, including two intermissions

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012) All programs, artists and dates are subject to change. 

Last updated: March 9, 2020