Visitors taking over this fall

Nope — not aliens… Guest bloggers! Things are hopping, and we’ve recruited a little help.  Thanks to several of our Listers who have volunteered to post, opine, tweet and create other content over the next few weeks, you’ll see more bylines than usual on the blog and on the social media pages for Lauri’s List.  You … Read more

August 21st is your last chance to get unSUNg this year

Our concert series isn’t quite like any other.   Almost everything we program for unSUNg, our summer concert series now in its fourth season, is highly likely to be new to you.  These are passion projects, selected annually through a carefully curated proposal process.  Those proposals are submitted by people who have a real drive to … Read more

LA Met miniaturizes ‘Aïda’, with grand touches

Verdi’s Aïda is opera at its grandest: a large-scale operatic spectacle in four acts, composed for a huge chorus and orchestra with principal characters who must possess voices that can be heard over the full fortissimo of the entire ensemble. Add massive five- or six-story sets to represent the immensity of the Egyptian pyramids, sometimes propped … Read more

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