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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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20 events
12 reviews
3 stars
Wear comfortable shoes because almost always have to park under county buildings across the street when go to opera. Takes you to level 8 which is a level with elevator to pavillion.
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11 events
7 reviews
11 stars
I wore I wore an ankle length dress with warm shawl. Glad I did. It was a bit cool. I was glad I dressed up. .
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"La Rondine"
42 ratings
4.3 average rating
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25 events
7 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 12 2008

The setting was great and so where the singers.

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12 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 19 2008

It was a light hearted, delightful Operetta with beautiful sets, fabulous costuming and wonderful performances! Magda was sensational! The orchestra was equally impressive and great to experience a female conductor!

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Ree
48 events
20 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 12 2008

Seat location on the front balcony was excellent! La Rondine is a decent operetta by Puccini. The music isn't as dramatic or expressive of La Boheme, or Madame Butterfly, but there are hints of Puccini's genius scattered about. Set design was...continued

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Description

Can a worldly Parisian courtesan find lasting love in the arms of a naive young man from the provinces? Our heroine Magda is living a life of luxury filled with free-flowing champagne, fizzy frivolity, and light-hearted liaisons. And her “patron” Rambaldo keeps footing the entire bill. Upon meeting the handsome young Ruggero, she realizes he’s her soul mate, and they run off to the Riviera together. But just as a swallow follows its inevitable destiny, Magda’s sordid past dictates the outcome of the illusion.

Featuring the heart-melting “Doretta’s Dream Song” (heard in the film A Room with a View), La Rondine is a little-known treasure-trove that includes some of Puccini’s most rhapsodic music. Marta Domingo directs the captivating production of this Puccini jewel.