Venue Details

1794 Star Starred
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-7211
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The dinner at the outdoor Patina is good, but for a snack there is a good Taco stand nearby
The Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration of Dance dining Jul 21 2014 star this tip starred
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I wore a nice shirt and pants.
The Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration of Dance dress Jul 21 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

31 ratings
4.9 average rating
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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 09 2008

The seats were third row, just left of center. These were easily the best seats I have ever gotten, ever.

The show was spectacular. Great costumes, set design and the singing transported us. I really can't say enough good things about this...continued

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128 events
55 reviews
64 stars
attended Dec 09 2008

It was a glorious day! Our seats were great and Carmen had us entranced from the beginning. Bizet never fails with this opera, but everything was perfect. It is an opera filled with famous arias, but the sets, costumes, and dancers all added to...continued

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Leo
36 events
16 reviews
22 stars
attended Dec 09 2008

Awesome! It was my first time seeing Carmen, and I wasn't disappointed! Although I didn't have another production of Carmen to compare it to, I've seen several other operas and dozens of Broadway musicals, so I know a thing or two about musical...continued

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Website

http://www.laopera.com/production/0809/carmen/index.aspx

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Description

Bizet’s sizzling opera springs to vivid life in this production that originated at Madrid’s Teatro Real. French conductor Emmanuel Villaume, Spoleto Festival USA’s Music Director for Opera and Orchestra, returns to lead a magnificent production originally created by Emilio Sagi for the Teatro Real.

Spanish mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera makes her Company debut as Carmen, a signature role she has sung recently at Covent Garden and at The Met. Tenor German Villar takes the part of the obsessive and self-destructive Don José. Sabina Cvilak makes her Company debut as Micaëla. Acclaimed bass Raymond Aceto takes the role of Escamillo.