Wagner's Parsifal Starring Placido Domingo from LA Opera
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The last date listed for Wagner's Parsifal Starring Placido Domingo was Wednesday December 14, 2005 / 6:30pm.
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion:
- Full Price:
- $66.00 - $211.00
- Our Price:
- $53.00 - $127.00
Sex and sin have taken over the city of Alexandria, now ruled over by the lusty courtesan Thaïs, who spends her days pursuing sensual delights. Renowned tenor Plácido Domingo plays a pious monk determined to save the courtesan's soul and bring the city back to God. But as the sinner becomes a saint, the holy man falls victim to his own passion for Thaïs. This thrilling production from the Finnish National Opera has taken European opera houses by storm and now brings its intoxicating melodies and exotic colors to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, thanks to LA Opera. Performed in French with projected English translations, Thaïs will seduce you with its glittering costumes and sets and the passionate soprano of the incomparable Nino Machaidze, as Thaïs. Learn More
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“[Mr. Domingo’s] singing has seldom seemed so poignant nor his artistry more meaningful.” —New York Times
Avant-garde theater artist Robert Wilson’s visionary production is a breathtaking universe of suggestive allegory, where time becomes space in a ritualized dream-play atmosphere.
The internationally acclaimed cast includes: tenor Placido Domingo as Parsifal, the “innocent fool” who embarks upon a mystical journey of self-discovery. Bass-baritone Albert Dohmen is Amfortas, the tortured guardian of the Holy Grail. Bass Matti Salminen is Gurnemanz, eager to find a savior in the most unlikely of men. Soprano Linda Watson returns as the alluring Kundry and bass Hartmut Welker is the pagan Klingsor, who creates a magical garden of Flower Maidens to trap the Knights of the Grail.