LA Opera adds matinee performance of "Candide"

Saturday, February 17, 2pm

(Los Angeles) January 29, 2018 – Due to ticket demand, LA Opera has scheduled an additional matinee performance of Candide, Leonard Bernstein's 1956 Broadway classic. The added performance will take place on Saturday, February 17, at 2pm.

The production stars Kelsey Grammer as Voltaire/Pangloss, Christine Ebersole as the Old Lady, Erin Morley as Cunegonde and Jack Swanson in the title role. LA Opera Music Director James Conlon conducts a production staged by Francesca Zambello.

Performance Dates and Times
There are six remaining performances of Candide presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012):

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 2pm
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 2pm — JUST ADDED!
  • Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 2pm

Advance Tickets
Tickets are on sale now. Tickets begin at $18 and can be purchased in person at the LA Opera Box Office at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, by phone at 213.972.8001 or online at For disability access, call 213.972.0777 or email

Candide is a co-production of The Glimmerglass Festival, Opéra National de Bordeaux and Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse.

LA Opera is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the greater Los Angeles community.

Yamaha is the Official Piano of LA Opera.