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Los Angeles Opera

135 N Grand Ave, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
+1 213-972-8001
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We just attended a performance of "Nabucco" at the Chandler pavillion. It was beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Margot S
Highland, CA
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Highest quality opera company utilizing high tech staging with best quality musicians and... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
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135 N Grand Ave, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We just attended a performance of "Nabucco" at the Chandler pavillion. It was beautiful, spellbinding, an overall memorable experience! The LA Opera is now one of the World's best! The staging was of utmost creativity, the voices an absolut treat. The title role is one...More

Thank Margot S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Highest quality opera company utilizing high tech staging with best quality musicians and performing artists makes for a terrific day at the theater. Major opera stars and great main stage artists, fresh new take on many old stories bring life and new imagination to these...More

Thank IrishGermanSwedish
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We went to see the final performance of The Tales of Hoffman under the baton of Placido Domingo. The production was magical. The scenery, the costumes and the stagecraft were all first class. The singing and acting did not disappoint. The orchestra responded to the...More

Thank paulG373RR
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The LA Opera is surprising for those of us who have been at the Met, San Francisco, and Seattle, and Portland Opera. In fact, this opera is a bargain in a wonderful venue. I can't believe how well we did! We saw Placido Domingo conducting...More

Thank astridjj
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We recently saw a splendid production of Wagner's "Salome" and even from a far upstairs balcony, it was such a treat. The LA Opera is located inside Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the place where Oscar Ceremonies were being held till not a long ago. One can...More

Thank LAVict0ria
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were in town to attend two performances, Salome and Abduction From the Seraglio. The singing was good, but not great. Salome was quite shrill at times and the orchestra frequently covered the voices. The ladies room was totally inadequate to the number of people...More

Thank Maevilyn
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I have attended performances at LA Opera many, many times, but my recent experience stands out. The recent LA Opera production of "Abduction From The Seraglia", by Mozart was phenomenal. Staging this classic opera on The Orient Express circa 1920's was a brilliant idea. It...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Of the three major California opera companies, Los Angeles Opera is the youngest. Under the leadership of Placido Domingo, the company has offered standard repertory with international stars. But what has interested me is its championing of large-scale contemporary opera, such as a grand revival...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 23 October 2016

As I expected, the production values weren't on a par with SF Opera and the Met, but the music is excellent. Worth a trip.

Thank David R
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

LA Opera is one of the big players in opera in the US. I highly recommend going if you like opera. They get big-name performers, as well as wonderful lesser known singers. They do both modern and traditional productions. The house itself is beautiful and...More

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