Long Beach Opera announces 2018-19 season

Reich, Glass, a world premiere and a Bach adaptation combine to celebrate two anniversaries for Long Beach Opera.  The release expresses the same vitality we’ve come to expect from this adventurous company, as well as a particular sense of artistic urgency: Stories that need to be told Music that needs to be heard Details below, … Read more

New opera dreams up Disney’s last days

With a chamber opera by Philip Glass focused on entertainment icon Walt Disney, The Perfect American comes to Long Beach this weekend, with a look at the storyteller’s final act. The libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer adapts the 2001 German novel Der König von Amerika, which turned the Disney fable on its big, round ears.  Using … Read more

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