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Billy Budd

Billy Budd Pre-Opera Talk with James Conlon

With Billy Budd, one of Benjamin Britten's most strikingly theatrical and grandly scaled masterpieces, LA Opera's celebration of the Benjamin Britten centenary comes to an extraordinary close. In this pre-performance talk originally given by LA Opera's Music Director James Conlon  on Saturday, February 22, we examine the opera's major themes, characters and use of music.

LA Opera: February 28, 2014