Opera is bigger than just our stage

That's why we wanted to bring it directly into your home. We're working on a series of opportunities to help you enjoy all kinds of opera from the comfort of your couch--regardless of your previous experience or knowledge of opera. 

Whether it's live Living Room Recitals, broadcasts of old performances, sing-a-longs for kiddos, or how-to's (for adults) with some of your favorite artists, there are a ton of ways you can #LAOAtHome. Check out what we have for you below, and stay posted for all the new content coming your way. 

wednesday, July 1, 2020

Living room recital

Sasha Cooke and Kelly Markgraf have lined up a program full of American classics for today's #LAOAtHome Living Room Recital that will please every opera and Broadway-lover alike.

Accompanied by Bryan Banowetz, they'll be live here and on Facebook at 4:00 PM PDT.

Sasha Cooke, Kelly Markgraf with Bryan Banowetz

#LAOAtHOME concerts continue LIVE, featuring Sasha Cooke and Kelly Markgraf, as they bring your (and their) favorite songs from their living room to yours. LA Opera is both reliant on and grateful for your support to ensure the future of world-class opera to Los Angeles. Thanks for joining us!

Posted by LA Opera on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
View their program below:

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Kelly Markgraf, baritone
Bryan Banowetz, piano


Program subject to change

"A Simple Song" from Mass (Leonard Bernstein)

"Carried Away" from On the Town (Leonard Bernstein)

"How Could I Ever Know?" from The Secret Garden (Lucy Simon)

"Berceuse" (Charles Ives)

World premiere: "Listen" (Kamala Sankaram)

World premiere: "Reconciliation" (Joel Puckett)

"Some Enchanted Evening" (Rogers and Hammerstein)

"Why Do I Love You?" from Showboat (Jerome Kern)

"Where Is the Life That Late I Led?" from Kiss Me, Kate (Cole Porter)

"Losing My Mind" from Follies (Stephen Sondheim)

"Anything You Can Do" from Annie Get your Gun (Irving Berlin)