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Oedipus Rex

Posted on: May 10, 2021

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On June 17, the company premiere of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex streams exclusively on our On Now digital platform. 

LAO Oedipus 7

Monumental, ritualistic and filled with grandeur, this production will star tenor Russell Thomas in the title role of the king who... you know... unknowingly kills his father and marries his mother. Mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges is Jocasta, the queen know... unknowingly marries her son. Music Director James Conlon conducts the LA Opera Orchestra in this can't-miss production.

Oedipus Rex features a narrator who describes the action throughout the course of the opera. The performance will feature incredibly imaginative projected animations created by Manual Cinema, an Emmy Award-winning performance collective, design studio and film/video production company.

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