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  • Hosted by Duff Murphy

Under the leadership of general director Placido Domingo, the LA Opera has become the United States’ fourth largest opera company.  LA Opera On Air, presents LA Opera performances recorded live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The weekly series is hosted by Duff Murphy.

LA Opera on Air: Sailing Away for the Season

10 hours ago

When Herman Melville first published Moby Dick, critics deemed it "not worthy the money asked for it." Almost 200 years later, Moby Dick remains an American classic--both in literature and in music. Join the LA opera as they perform Heggie's operatic interpretation of Melville's legendary work. 

1:00pm LA Opera on Air (last episode)

10/6      Heggie:  Moby-Dick (in English)

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NOTE:  Bizet's Carmen will air at 3:00 PM due to the live Clothesline Festival remote broadcast on 9/8.  All remaining operas listed below will begin at 1:00 PM.

August 2017 LA Opera on the Air

Jul 30, 2017
LA Opera

8/5        Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann (in French)
Hoffmann  Vittorio Grigolo
The Muse; Nicklausse Kate Lindsey
The Four Villains    Nicolas Testé
Olympia         So Young Park
Giulietta       Kate Aldrich
Antonia; Stella Diana Damrau
The Four Servants  Christophe Mortagne
Luther    Kihun Yoon
Hermann   Theo Hoffman
Nathanael Brian    Michael Moore
Spalanzani Rodell Rosel
Schlémil   Daniel Armstrong
Crespel    Nicholas Brownlee
Voice of Antonia’s Mother  Sharmay Musacchio

The new season of the LA Opera on the Air begins on July 29th with Verdi's MacBeth

7/29    Verdi: MacBeth (in Italian)
    Macbeth     Plácido Domingo
    Lady Macbeth     Ekaterina Semenchuk
    Banquo     Ildebrando D’Arcangelo
    Macduff     Joshua Guerrero
    Malcolm     Josh Wheeker
    Lady-in-Waiting     Summer Hassan
    Doctor         Theo Hoffman

August 2016 listings for LA Opera on the Air

Aug 27, 2016

LA Opera on the Air's season continues with Jake Heggie's Moby Dick and Verdi's Falstaff this month on Classical 91.5.

8/6        Jake Heggie: Moby Dick

            Captain Ahab: Jay Hunter Morris
            Greenhorn: Joshua Guerrero
            Starbuck:  Morgan Smith
            Queequeg:  Musa Ngqungwana
            Pip:  Jacqueline Echols
            Flask:  Mathew O’Neill
            Stubb:  Malcolm MacKenzie
            Captain Gardiner:  Nicholas Brownlee