The Birds: Los Angeles Opera in Braunfels' Whimsical Opera
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The last date listed for The Birds was Thursday April 23, 2009 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
- Full Price:
- $79 - $254
- Our Price:
- $79 - $178
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James Conlon continues his exploration of long-forgotten masterpieces by the lost generation of composers affected by the Holocaust. Featured in this year’s Recovered Voices series will be a lush, late Romantic work reminiscent of Strauss and Wagner. Walter Braunfels freely adapted the ancient Greek comic-dramatist Aristophanes’s play The Birds to compose what he described as an “airy play of imagination…everything here is a game, a metaphor.” Soprano Désirée Rancatore, makes her Company debut in the high-flying role of the Nightingale. Winner of the 2007 Richard Tucker Award, Brandon Jovanovich makes a first LA Opera appearance in the role of Good Hope. Also starring Stacey Tappan, James Johnson, Martin Gantner and Brian Mulligan.