Romanticism was in full flower at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion when British conductor Simon Rattle led the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a verdant performance of Hector Berlioz's complete four-part…
Jazz vocalist, composer and aspiring conductor Bobby McFerrin's one-night engagement with the Los Angeles Philharmonic turned out to be an amiable holiday concert filled with surprises.
The multimedia affair, which until now has been playing to small-town America , spotlights the onscreen and onstage talents of the legendary comic who has starred in 51 films and raised billions for…
With a flick of his baton, Esa-Pekka Salonen, the maestro of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, began the orchestra's 75th anniversary season. But if there is a rule of thumb you can follow about…
It took Tony Award-winning song stylist Bernadette Peters about two minutes before she had the audience at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts eating out of her hand. She entered as a blaze…
Filmmaker Herbert Ross' gloriously detailed new production of Puccini's "La Boheme" provided a starry opening night for the Los Angeles Music Center Opera's eighth season at the Dorothy Chandler…
Director Herbert Ross has reached a turning point in his career, making the leap from film and ballet production to the world of opera.
John Mauceri and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra have always taken the Hollywood portion of their name seriously, each season programming at least one concert in homage to the art of motion picture…
At a time when opera companies throughout America are trimming budgets to the bone, cutting back on plans for major new productions, and, in general, just hoping to survive, Santa Fe Opera continues…