Archive for October, 2010


Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Auditions Finals to take place

Saturday, October 23, 2010  – 1 p.m.

Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School.

The roster of renowned singers whose early careers involved competing in the Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Audition Finals includes Leona Mitchell, Sondra Radvanovsky and Deborah Voigt. Those wishing to hear the upcoming generation of opera stars are invited to attend the 2010-2011 Western Regional Audition Finals on Saturday, October 23.

“The purpose of the auditions is to discover exceptionally talented opera singers and assist them in their development,” explains Molly Siefert, Western Regional Director.

Judges who will hear the singers participating in the auditions on October 23 are-

Christopher Hahn, General Director – Pittsburgh Opera

Gianni Rolandi, Director – Young Artists Program, Lyric Opera of Chicago

Christopher Macatsoris, Music Director – Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA), Philadelphia

Tickets for the Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Audition Finals are available for $35/person. Call (626) 285-3688 or (818) 240-6464. Zipper Concert Hall is located on the campus of The Colburn School at 200 South Grand, Los Angeles (90012) —diagonally across the street from Walt Disney Hall.

For more information about the National Council Auditions Program, visit www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/auditions/national.

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LA Opera announces

Free Public outdoor screenings

of Daniel Catán’s Il Postino

Downtown LA- October 9- 7:30

350 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90071


Costa MesaOctober 11- 7:00

Orange County Performing Arts Center

600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 92626


No tickets are required.

Cast members are expected to live make appearances at both sites.

For further information, please consult:


Photography © LA Opera

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Free Art, Free Music, and Free Entertainment

Free Shuttles and Free Arts Bus

Did I mention that the entire evening is Free?

Participating Institutions include: the Pasadena Symphony, Norton Simon, Shumei Arts Council, Pasadena Museum of Art, and the Art Center College of Design.

Friday October 8th, 6-8pm

For further information, please consult:


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Genius Within:

the Inner Life of Glenn Gould

Playing Until October 7th,

Laemmle Royal Theater. 11523 Santa Monica Blvd. West LA, 90025

For show times, please visit


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