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  • The Valley Line: Opera season opens

    The Valley Line: Opera season opens
    Blistering heat, lightning, thunder, wind, rain and towering cloud formations that were exploding over the mountaintops. Last week's weather pattern was like a crazy mixed-up grab bag. Local TV weather newscasters got to add some zing to their reports...
  • A painful narrative that still connects

     
    Students at a continuation high school in Southern California connect to Jimmy Santiago Baca's 2001 memoir "A Place to Stand," their teacher Jean Gillis writes at La Bloga. Because her teenage students aren't reading at grade level -- they might......
  • L.A. Opera announces 2010-11 season: a premiere and cutbacks

     
    Like nearly all American opera companies struggling through the Great Recession, Los Angeles Opera announced a somewhat trimmed 2010-11 season Wednesday. At its peak in 2006 and 2007, when the company offered 75 performances of 10 productions, next season...
  • Placido Domingo returns to singing -- to prolonged bravos -- at La Scala

     
    Plácido Domingo, always ready for a challenge, returned to the opera stage Friday night, less than two months after undergoing surgery for colon cancer. And he returned in not just any opera or on any stage, but singing Verdi at......
  • Music review: Dudamel is back

     
    Thursday night, Gustavo Dudamel conducted Leonard Bernstein’s “Age of Anxiety” Symphony without undo angst at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The happiest conductor in America has come home. When Dudamel took over the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the end...
  • L.A. Opera to honor Nancy Fabiola Herrera with Plácido Domingo Award

     
    Mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera will be the latest opera star to receive the Plácido Domingo Award from Los Angeles Opera when she appears this fall in Daniel Catán's "Il Postino." The award, which is scheduled to be handed out at......
  • Placido Domingo to lead L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino' while in talks to go on leading L.A. Opera

     
    Plácido Domingo the performer will be in exile onstage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion starting Sept. 23 as he creates the role of Pablo Neruda, the great Chilean lyric poet whose banishment brings him to an island in Italy –......
  • Plácido Domingo says L.A. Opera's 'The Postman' is special delivery for Latinos

     
    Historically, Spanish-language operas have been rare compared with those written in Italian, German or even French. Rarer still are Spanish-language operas by contemporary Latin American composers. So when L.A. Opera held a press presentation last week...
  • Plácido Domingo renews contract with L.A. Opera through 2013

     
    Tenor Plácido Domingo has renewed his contract with Los Angeles Opera and will stay on as the company's general director through 2013, the organization announced on Monday. Domingo's current five-year contract was set to expire in June 2011. Perhaps the....
  • 'Il Postino's' route: '70s Chile to '50s Italy to Thursday night in L.A.

     
    “Poetry is like bread; it should be shared by all,” Nobel-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda once wrote. Author Antonio Skármeta of Chile agrees. His 1985 novel with Neruda as a central character, “Ardiente Paciencia” (Burning Patience), gave...
  • Naked ambition in world premiere of new Placido Domingo opera

     
    Among its virtues, the world premiere production of “Il Postino” Thursday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion unveiled a number of visual surprises. First, this is surely the first opera in history to include a game of Foosball (final score......