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Opera in Sylmar's El Cariso Park - FREE EVENT

a live broadcast

LA Opera presents Opera in the Park, a live broadcast sponsored by Los Angeles County and by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. DON CARLO starring Plácido Domingo and conducted by James Conlon, will be broadcast live in high-definition from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to the big screen at El Cariso Community Regional Park, Saturday, September 22, 2018.

             "LA County has established a wonderful summer ritual – a live simulcast of the  LA Opera -not to be missed.... Bring a chair and your picnic, and let your soul soar.”                            - LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

This event is FREE to the public. RSVP to receive additional information and a free gift at the event. Seating is General Admission. Arrive early to secure the best seats at the Park.

                          Doors open at 4:00pm | Live broadcast begins at 6:00pm

Running time: approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.

Para información en español, OPRIMA AQUÍ.


What to bring

to El Cariso Park in Sylmar

Bring your own seating: blankets, low lawn seats, and cushions. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed.

What to leave at home

or in the car

Grilling or cooking is prohibited. Avoid large coolers (handheld coolers are OK, but subject to search). Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the park. No canopies, tents or sun umbrellas. Sorry, no pets. Smoking is not permitted in the Park.

Pre-Performance Lecture

Listen Live on Sept. 22 Beginning at 5pm

Maestro James Conlon gives an informative talk about the opera you're about to see.  Listen live by calling 605.475.5910, access code 314902#


Learn more about the opera

Don Carlo, one of Verdi's grandest and greatest works is an enthralling tale of morality and mortality. After losing his fiancée to his father, the king of Spain, Don Carlo realigns his sympahties and turns against the Spanish Inquisition, knowing full well that his vow to fight for liberty might ultimately cost him his life.

OverviewFull SynopsisCast & Creative Team


For More Information and A Free Gift

Sign up in advance to get the latest updates, important information, a digital program and a free gift at the event.



El Cariso Community Regional Park

13100 Hubbard Street, Sylmar CA 91342  Directions >>

 El Cariso Directions

Free Parking available in the park.
Overflow parking is available in the Los Angeles Mission College parking structure. There will be a shuttle from the College to the park

Food Trucks

organized by Truckies Food Truck Events

  • Bollywood Kitchen
  • Churro Company
  • Jack's Cuisine
  • La Tapatia Ice Cream Parlor
  • Los Tamaleros
  • Made in Brooklyn NY Pizza
  • Me So Hungry Truck
  • Thickshake Sweet Wheels