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    By Joy Bennett

    October 2, 2013 | 4:05 pm

    Placido Domingo and cast of Carmen, Los Angeles Music Center September 29, 2013, photos by Joy Bennett

    If you only see one opera in your life, let it be Carmen.  I am not personally a huge opera fan, yet I was beguiled by this opera originally from the Otto Preminger 1954 film...

  • Opera: Restoring Nazi-suppressed ‘Recovered Voices’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    When James Conlon premiered the "Recovered Voices" program at Los Angeles Opera last year, the Los Angeles Times noted the "evangelical zeal" with which he conducted works that had been suppressed by the Nazis -- Conlon's musical mission since discovering the vast (and largely...
  • Music: Echoes of ‘Voices’ yet to be

    By David Mermelstein

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When James Conlon conducts two concerts inaugurating the Los Angeles Opera's "Recovered Voices" series on March 7 and 10, he'll introduce local audiences to unfamiliar scores. The semi-staged program consists of music by Alexander Zemlinsky, Viktor Ullmann, Franz Schreker and others...
  • Debbie Friedman, L.A. Opera, Norman Mailer and David Mamet

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday the 3rd

    Debbie Friedman strums and sings old and new favorites from her Jewish folk repertoire tonight at Shomrei Torah Synagogue. Twenty bucks gets you in the door, or splurge on the $100 patron seats for preferred seating and parking, plus a copy of her new CD, "One...