2018/19 SEASON Off Grand EVENTS
Les Talens Lyriques (October 11, 2018, at Zipper Hall)
Conducted by its founder, Christophe Rousset, the French chamber ensemble Les Talens Lyriques commemorates the 350th birthday of Francois Couperin with an intimate concert of the Baroque master's works.
Soldier Songs (October 13, 2018, at the Ford Theatres)
A powerful multi-media monodrama for baritone and chamber ensemble, Soldier Songs portrays changing perceptions of war throughout the stages of life. By composer David T. Little with film by Bill Morrison.
Vampyr (October 27-31, 2018, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel)
Composer Joby Talbot creates a new soundtrack, performed live, for Calt Theodor Dreyer's trippy 1932 cinematic thriller.
p r i s m (November 29-December 2, 2018, at REDCAT)
A world premiere by composer Ellen Reid and librettist Roxie Perkins portrays a mother and daughter hiding from the dangers of the outside world...and from a traumatic past.
the loser (February 22-23, 2019, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel)
Baritone Rod Gilfry stars in a West Coast premiere by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang (composer of the 2016 hit anatomy theater). Two piano prodigies experience wildly different reactions when they encounter a rival whose talents far surpass theirs.
Callas in Concert (April 13, 2019, at USC's Bovard Auditorium) A hologram performance from legendary soprano Maria Callas, with music performed live by the LA Opera Orchestra.