Venue Details

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 23 members
Review from M. A.
Red Velvet 37 events 18 reviews

Painful experience.

reviewed Oct 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Kristi Courtois
Red Velvet 75 events 14 reviews

Incredible performance!

reviewed Oct 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ginger Barry
30 events 16 reviews

Einstein on the Beach created a new definition of opera - all visual, the meaning of things left up to the viewer, four and a quarter hours of seeing and thinking in a new way. In the forty years since it was created its ideas have spread and...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Read the program for Einstein on the Beach.
“The musical event of the year!”—
The New Yorker

“An experience not to be missed!”—The Times London
“The most influential opera of the last 50 years.”—Los Angeles Times
“Original … Visionary!”—The New York Times
“Magical!”—San Francisco Chronicle

Description

Each performance lasts approximately four hours and 30 minutes, and there are no traditional intermissions. The audience is invited to leave and re-enter quietly as desired; there will be full concession services available in the theater lobbies throughout the performance. 

Presented in collaboration with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA).

The 2012-13 production of Einstein on the Beach, An Opera in Four Acts was commissioned by BAM; the Barbican, London; Cal Performances University of California, Berkeley; Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity; De Nederlandse Opera/The Amsterdam Music Theatre; Opera at Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Rousillon; University Musical Society of the University of Michigan. Orginally produced in 1976 by the Byrd Hoffman Foundation.

Produced by Pomegranate Arts, Inc.

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