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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N Grand Ave, The Music Center of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
+1 213-972-7211
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This spectacular locale hosts year-round entertainment.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“music center” (10 reviews)
“la opera” (7 reviews)
“plaza level” (2 reviews)
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135 N Grand Ave, The Music Center of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
+1 213-972-7211
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Traveled here to see the latest performance of Tosca. Traveled ll the way from Australia to see Sondra perform and to our great disappointment for the last night Melody Moore performed. Thank God, the male tenor and baritone were both excellent and superb voices. Good...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have never been to this renowned music center before and when we walked in, felt like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz! Wanted to click my heels 3x to see if it was real. .....It is so beautiful a place. What a treasure it...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful venue and event. The opera was great. At this venue people really dress up. There were a lot of women in gowns. Outside we were able to take pictures with the sunset. We stayed at a hotel which was nearby which was...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We visited the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion when we watched the play "Shen Yun." The show was great with colorful and elaborate Chinese costumes, dancing skills and other theatrical moves. There was an almost seamless transition from the stage play to the video graphics in the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Sadly, we did not know how to approach the building. best to call the box office and speak to a person to get the right way to drive up and drop off your elderly arts patron. We did drive around in the swirling madness of...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We saw the LA Opera's production of Macbeth here, which we enjoyed very much. The building is like a time capsule from the late 60s/early 70s in a great way - very grand in scale with lots of fun period details. Do yourself a favor...More

Reviewed 23 December 2015

We went to see the Opera Norma and were highly disappointed with the performance. If you are looking for a western version of NY's Lincoln Center, you will not find it here. This show was a poor second to NY. The singing was not first...More

Reviewed 27 November 2015

Located atop Bunker Hill in Downtown Los Angeles, the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion is LA's Opera House. It is a large, acoustically good auditorium. It is located on a wide plaza co-located with the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theater. All three buildings are lovely...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

My friend and I attended a performance of The Ghosts of Versailles. It was absolutely amazing. The building is gorgeous, the staff were helpful and friendly, and the production was stunning, with great performances by Patricia Racette, Christopher Maltman, and special guest Patti LuPone. There...More

Reviewed 18 September 2015

What a beautiful music hall~ Outside there is a gorgeous water fountain. Great photo spot. Once you step inside the theater.... so elegant! The chandeliers, the red carpet, the stairs. Fantastic place for people who enjoy music, opera & dance performance. I love it when...More

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