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  • L.A. Opera goes for the epic with 'The Ghosts of Versailles'

    L.A. Opera goes for the epic with 'The Ghosts of Versailles'
    In a large workshop at CBS Television City on the edge of Hollywood, the palace of Versailles was slowly taking shape.
  • Placido Domingo to sing in Woody Allen-directed 'Gianni Schicchi' at LA Opera

    Placido Domingo will take on his 146th role when he sings the title character of Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" in a Woody Allen production on Sept. 12, the opening night of the Los Angeles Opera 2015-16 season. Allen will return to direct his staging,...

    Los Angeles Opera's 30th season to begin with 'Gianni Schicchi'

    Los Angeles Opera's 30th season to begin with 'Gianni Schicchi'
    In his most recent movies, Woody Allen has worked with actors including Emma Stone, Colin Firth and Cate Blanchett. This year, the filmmaker will team up with a different kind of star when he directs tenor Placido Domingo in a return engagement of...

    'La Bohème' a rousing comeback for San Diego Opera

     'La Bohème' a rousing comeback for San Diego Opera
    — The first standing ovation of San Diego Opera's season opener Saturday came at the start of the evening, not at the end. Taking the stage before "La Bohème" to cheers at the Civic Theatre downtown, opera board President Carol Lazier praised...

    Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli to return to U.S. on tour

    Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli to return to U.S. on tour
    Cecilia Bartoli has been absent from U.S. stages for more than five years, but as the famously vivacious Italian mezzo-soprano tells it, it's not because she didn't want to cross the Atlantic. In 2012, she accepted a leadership role at the Salzburg...