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  • L.A. Opera season starts with gala honoring Zev Yaroslavsky

    The event: Saturday’s Opera Ball kicked off the L.A. Opera season in lavish art deco style, in keeping with the night’s Roaring 20s version of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, starring Placido Domingo, Nino Machaidze and Arturo Chacon-Cruz.
  • Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'

     Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'
    In a dark trailer filled with monitors and blinking lights, a crew of nearly 20 technicians has its attention fixed on a performance of Verdi's "La Traviata" unfolding on eight separate screens. The live video feeds are coming from eight cameras...

    Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Folks Operetta: Anthony Barrese conducts the American premiere of Paul Abraham's "Ball at the Savoy," a jazzy, tuneful, singing-and-dancing confection from 1932 Berlin, about the revenge of a clever wife on her philandering hubby. Through Sunday,...

    Placido Domingo says Operalia prizes 'went to the right people'

    Placido Domingo says Operalia prizes 'went to the right people'
    When he arrived last week in Los Angeles for Plácido Domingo's annual Operalia competition, the young Guatemalan tenor Mario Chang experienced a singer's worst fear: He had come down with a throat infection. "My throat started to feel a little sore. I...

    James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony's Ravinia Festival

    James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony's Ravinia Festival
    James Conlon, the Los Angeles Opera’s music director and conductor, will step down next year from another prominent post, music director of the Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s summer equivalent of the 'Hollywood Bowl. Ravinia Festival...