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Victoria Looseleaf

Victoria Looseleaf is an award-winning international arts journalist who covers dance, music, theater and the visual arts. Publications she has contributed to include the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and KCET Artbound. Her feminist novella in verse, Isn’t It Rich? is being adapted for the stage, and her children’s/coffee table book, Russ & Iggy’s Art Alphabet, will soon be published by Red Sky Presents. In addition, Looseleaf co-founded the online magazine ArtNowLA.

Articles by this Author

Feature Article
January 17, 2020

The opera’s composer, librettist, and director chat about the evolution of their fresh take on the Orpheus myth.

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Artist Spotlight
January 14, 2020

The harpsichordist/conductor talks about being a woman on the podium, her upcoming stint with the LA Phil, and her passion for Baroque music.

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Feature Article
January 13, 2020

A Jake Heggie premiere highlights residencies at Kohl Mansion and the Soraya.

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Artist Spotlight
January 7, 2020

The actress, comedian, and singer delivers unconventional cabaret numbers and a lot of laughs.

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Artist Spotlight
January 5, 2020

The Culture Clash cofounder talks about the premiere of King Arthur with Long Beach Opera.

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Artist Spotlight
December 30, 2019

The mezzo-soprano, acclaimed for her Wagnerian roles, joins the LA Phil for Mahler’s Second Symphony in January.

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Feature Article
December 29, 2019

A world premiere opera, site-specific dance, and music on the Metro are just part of what’s in store for the three-month festival.

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Dance Review
December 10, 2019

This radical retelling of the classic ballet takes birdwatching to delirious new heights.

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Feature Article
December 9, 2019

Celebrate the season with traditional regional flair at “Nochebuena” and other L.A. events.

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December 3, 2019
The L.A. new-music group takes a meditative, mindful approach to holiday programming.
Artist Spotlight
November 30, 2019

The focused young artist has upcoming gigs in L.A. and the Bay Area.

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Artist Spotlight
November 30, 2019

The prizewinning violinist talks about championing new works by living composers and her upcoming concerts with the LA Phil.

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November 23, 2019
The enterprising company looks to a famed innovator to guide its 2021 season.
Artist Spotlight
November 22, 2019

The soprano talks about her special relationship with SFO, her title role in Hansel and Gretel, and the future of opera.

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Artist Spotlight
November 16, 2019

The classical guitar virtuoso talks about channeling a world of music through six strings.

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Feature Article
November 10, 2019

For some, the encounter with the composer’s music is life-changing. What is it about this American original that inspires such devotion?

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Artist Spotlight
November 4, 2019

The admired coloratura joins LA Opera for its spectacular Magic Flute.

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Artist Spotlight
October 28, 2019

A young composer with the confidence to leave some things unplanned.

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Artist Spotlight
October 20, 2019

The Mexican composer talks about Yanga, her latest LA Phil commission.

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Feature Article
October 19, 2019

A full slate of upcoming concerts reveals a flourishing scene for the passionate art form.

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