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Riccardo Muti conducts Higdon and Britten

May 12, 2019, 8:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon‘s Low Brass Concerto, a CSO co-commission.

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Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3

Jennifer Higdon: Low Brass Concerto
Jay Friedman, trombone; Michael Mulcahy, trombone; Charles Vernon, bass trombone; Gene Pokorny, tuba

Chausson: Poem of Love and the Sea, Op. 19
Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
Fritz Reiner, conductor

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Muti conducts Higdon’s “Low Brass Concerto”

September 23, 2018, 8:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s “Low Brass Concerto,” a CSO co-commission.

Music

“Scherzo fantastique,” by Stravinsky
Low Brass Concerto, by Higdon
“Poème de l’amour et de la mer,” by Chausson
Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, by Benjamin Britten

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Verdi’s Nabucco

September 22, 2018, 12:00 pm

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Placido Domingo in the title role of LA Opera's 2017 production of "Nabucco." (Photo: Ken Howard / LA Opera)

Hear acclaimed singer Placido Domingo in the title role of Verdi’s Nabucco. The cast also features Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille); Morris Robinson (Zaccaria); Mario Chang (Ismaele); Nancy Fabiola Herrera (Fenena); and the Los Angeles Opera Chorus and Orchestra led by James Conlon.

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Bizet’s Carmen

September 15, 2018, 12:00 pm

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Hear Bizet’s most popular opera, Carmen, starring Ana Maria Martinez in the title role. The cast also includes Brandon Jovanovich (Don José); Amanda Woodbury (Micaela); Alexander Vinogradov (Escamillo); among other soloists. The performance features the Los Angeles Opera Chorus and Orchestra led by James Conlon.

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Barenboim conducts the Berlin Staatskapelle 

September 13, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Hear the Berlin Staatskapelle conducted by Daniel Barenboim featuring violinist Wolfram Brandl and violist Yulia Deyneka.

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“Sinfonia Concertante” in E-Flat, K. 364, by Mozart

Symphony No. 7. by Bruckner