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Address: 135 N Grand Ave, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
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A Wonderful Experience

We were fortunate to attend the friday evening performance of La Boheme. Gustavo Dudamel conducted the L.A. Philharmonic. It was a magical evening and supurb in every way. The... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2016
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Laguna Beach
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Reviewed June 14, 2016

We were fortunate to attend the friday evening performance of La Boheme. Gustavo Dudamel conducted the L.A. Philharmonic. It was a magical evening and supurb in every way. The music, operatic voices, the acting, the staging, very engaging. And the best thing of all, the place was packed with young people all dressed for a special occasion.

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

If in Los Angeles or nearby, look into attending a performance of LA Opera. This f ast rising opera company produces world class work. The Music Center has four auditorium on two blocks, close to cathedral, two museums, and The Colburn School.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous performance. My date and I have seen operas in London, San Francisco. NY, Dallas, Paris, and many other places. This performance the staging, the orchestra were among the best. This was probbly the best stage La Boheme I have seen

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Glendale, California
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Reviewed May 26, 2016

This was one of the best opera productions that we have seen. Great singers, orchestra, costumes and stage design. Don't miss out.

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Calabasas, California
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Had not attended an opera in a long time and never in L.A. I enjoyed it so much. Everything was great - orchestra, singers, set design, costumes. FIRST CLASS I'm telling all my friends to go while there is still time!

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed February 17, 2016

opera Magic Flute created by Barrie Kosky is staged as interaction between film animation and live-performing actors. It is blend if hilarity and drama as only Mozart could have compose and Barrie Kosky implemented in contemporary setting using the latest stage technology. I've seen it in Berlin and is very happy to see it in Los Angeles. it is great... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was our fourth opera in Los Angeles. A little disappointed after The Barber of Seville last month. I guess the sequel is never as good, even if it's Mozart. Not to take away from the cast, set, orchestra, or anything else about the performance. Everything was great. Love the pre-show talks; in fact that's why we came back after... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed April 6, 2015

LA Opera's home is in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion which is a fairly old venue in DTLA. But the Chandler is the former home of the LA Philharmonic and the acoustics are excellent. We heard Marriage of Figaro and it was lovely! A pre-opera talk is given on the second floor in a very open and friendly setting, so latecomers... More 

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Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Before purchasing tickets to "la traviatta" 1. Called 4 times and all were rude and unwilling to help. I asked if they could describe or tell me more about the play but they didn't want too help. 2. Place is like entering a 60s-70s theater it is highly dated. 3. Snacks and drinks are sub-par 4. They do not tell... More 

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North Hollywood, California, United States
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Reviewed September 3, 2014

My first time to the LA opera was in November 2012 after moving to LA in august 2012. Then ever since I've been going at least twice a year. I loved each show and I'll continue going whenever I'm in town.

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