Conlon Conducts Opera at Colburn
Saturday, April 6, 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 located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The school presents its students, faculty and guest artists in more than 300 performances each year, many of which are free.
For a full list of events, visit our calendar at www.colburnschool.edu/events.