Up in the sky

Opera maverick and nouveau “moon man” Yuval Sharon brings Andrew Norman‘s opera, A Trip to the Moon, to life with the LA Phil this weekend. One project of several that bring Sharon in for very creative collaboration, the Phil is pairing Norman’s new and intriguing dramatic work with one of classical music’s most celestial faves: … Read more

The original “fake news” becomes unique opera

Does opera have to be on a stage?  In a hall?  Or, as the iconoclasts at The Industry have proven repeatedly, can it thrive in our urban environment, on the streets and in any space that will open for it? Director Yuval Sharon. working with LA Phil, is resurrecting the classic Orson Welles radio work, War of … Read more

A tail’s tale, a flying rodent, and a Requiem smorgasbord

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Was that a splash?   It has to be one of several new things opening this very spooky weekend: The white whale comes to Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday night, as LA OPERA opens their long-awaited run of Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick. If … Read more

A diva returns, a new orchestra, and a chance to sing with a living legend

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights One beautiful event after another tells us that it’s fall, the season is in full swing, and there will be no sitting at home with your favorite Netflix binge.  Get yourself to one of these choice musical happenings, or pick one from … Read more

Yuval Sharon shows us the chalk behind ‘Hopscotch’

It’s being hailed as “the asphalt opera“, and is certainly one of the most original theatrical conceptions of our time.  Carefully orchestrated in 24 cars tooling around Los Angeles, plus a central hub where visitors can get the video-driven big picture, Hopscotch is in previews now, and is one of the hottest tickets in town.  … Read more

Programs that bring it all together

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Some music events are unusual not because they’re weird or innovative, but because they’re  carefully curated and full of the presenter’s love of the art form.  Stretch your vocab a bit with one of out-of-the-ordinary events: On Saturday 10/3, the late-afternoon ‘Liederabend’ … Read more

Three-year residency at the LA Phil for The Industry’s Yuval Sharon

THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC APPOINTS YUVAL SHARON AS ARTIST-COLLABORATOR THE THREE-YEAR APPOINTMENT BEGINS IN THE 2016/17 SEASON Los Angeles, CA (SEPTEMBER 2, 2015)– Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and President and CEO Deborah Borda today announced the appointment of Yuval Sharon as the organization’s Artist-Collaborator. The three-year appointment begins in the … Read more

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