Conlon Conducts Opera at Colburn
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
The Colburn School presents: Opera at Colburn
James Conlon, hailed as a “miracle of equilibrium,” returns to Zipper Hall to conduct members of the Colburn Orchestra and vocalists from LA Opera’s Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program in a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia.
Maestro Conlon, a longtime admirer of Britten’s artistic genius, will guide guests through an invigorating evening celebrating the legendary British composer as part of Britten 100/LA.
Included in the full program will be a staged Art Song Prelude, comprised of works by Britten and his contemporaries, as well as an informative pre-concert lecture by Conlon.
Staged Britten Art Song Prelude at 5:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Pre-Concert Lecture with James Conlon at 7:15 pm, Thayer Hall
The Rape of Lucretia at 8:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Parental Advisory: This performance contains adult themes and is not recommended for children under 18
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The Colburn School
The Colburn School is a world-class performing arts school committed to offering the highest level of instruction to students from across the globe.
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The school presents its students, faculty and guest artists in more than 300 performances each year, many of which are free.
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