Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’s work is bold and beautiful and couldn’t be timelier.
The collaborative work involves L.A.’s recent poet laureate, composer Sarah Hennies, and a women’s whistling group.
The countertenor with the clarion voice bestrides two J.S. Bach cantatas, but three youthful violin soloists steal the show.
The players give strong performances of Adolphe’s piece and the Romantic music filling out the concert.
With a premiere by Nicolás Lell Benavides and an appearance by mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, the show touches a lot of bases.
Conductor Ludovic Morlot leads a program that also includes new art to accompany Mussorgsky/Ravel’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
The conductor-composer’s Tiu celebrates the 20th anniversary of Disney Hall in a concert that also features violinist Pekka Kuusisto.
Opera Parallèle’s latest commission for students of all ages is a worthy work in its own right.
Heinrich Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien, dubbed Music to Accompany a Departure in this production, is radically reconfigured.
LA Opera presents the 1935 film with live orchestral accompaniment at a vintage movie palace.