Pacific Opera Project’s Tosca: A Moving Production

Community review by Arthur Freeman Pacific Opera Project’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca, running through Sept 28 at St. James’ Church in Pasadena, is billed as “a moving production”, which is meant both literally and in terms of emotional impact.  The production’s most unusual element involves the audience moving from location to location as the … Read more

Slowly they turn: Pacific Opera Project raises the bar with Britten

Pacific Opera Project’s production of The Turn of the Screw is a jewel in the crown of celebration surrounding the 100th  anniversary of Benjamin Britten’s birth, with local events including a wide variety of repertoire and a range of ensembles.  This show is serious and nuanced, as the plot tells the story of a young … Read more

The Barber of Seville POPs-Up in Highland Park

On the scene in LA for about two years, Pacific Opera Project (POP) has already established their identity as a company that produces FUN!  Whether they put on a fully staged opera with orchestra and elaborate sets, or a “POP-Up” opera – still fully staged, but with simpler sets and using a piano instead of … Read more

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