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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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1 review
3 stars
The weather was sunny and then a little overcast. I wore velvet, Its nice to dress the kids up.
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1 review
43 stars
Pre order food for intermission. Break is too short to wait in line. No food in theatre
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Stigmatized (Die Gezeichneten)"
48 ratings
4.2 average rating
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Michael M. Landman-Karny Red Velvet
186 events
35 reviews
106 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

There is only one reason to see a production of this 2nd rate opera- Wagnerian super-soprano Anja Kampe. While well played and otherise well cast, this opera sounds like a 2nd rate film score.

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87 events
29 reviews
136 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

Beautiful production. Imaginative set design. The conductor gives lecture about an hour prior to the performance that really provide great insights to the piece. Check venue for actual time.

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53 events
15 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

The music of this opera is quite dissonant a la Schoenberg. It took time to get used to it. The story is intense and rather dark as far as human behavior is concerned. But I I found it intriguing. The sets and lighting are spectacular. And the...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“…vacillates between melodies of Mediterranean grace and textures of otherworldly complexity…One scene melts into another with cinematic ease.” —The New Yorker
“affecting and sympathetic” —The New York Times (on Robert Brubaker in the role of Alviano in the Salzburg Festival performance of Die Gezeichneten)


An unlikely love triangle plays out amidst a group of decadent nobles, who are marked by lust, branded by depravity and stigmatized for their own unspeakable acts. The mystery of the paradise garden island, with its secret love grotto, climaxes in a shocking revelation.   This voluptuously evocative work springs to vivid life under the baton of James Conlon and stage direction of the internationally celebrated Ian Judge. Anja Kampe, (Fidelio, Il Tabarro and Die Walküre) takes the part of the work’s main love interest, Carlotta. Robert Brubaker makes his LA Opera debut as the tortured Alviano. Returning LA Opera favorites are James Johnson (The Dwarf and The Birds), and Martin Gantner (Tannhäuser).

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