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James Conlon

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  • Grant Gershon named resident conductor of L.A. Opera

     
    Grant Gershon will be expanding his duties at Los Angeles Opera when he takes on the new position of resident conductor starting July 1, the company announced on Monday. Gershon, who has served as L.A. Opera's associate conductor and chorus master since...
  • Monster Mash: 9/11 museum stalls; Frank Gehry center advances

     
    New York mayor Michael Bloomberg said the planned Sept. 11 museum has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year. A board of directors has been named for the Frank Gehry-designed...
  • L.A. Opera gets onboard with Pacific Standard Time

     
    Los Angeles Opera is teaming up with the Getty this month for Pacific Standard Time, the region-wide festival focusing on the development of Southern California's art scene during the twentieth century. L.A. Opera will co-host a two-part panel...
  • A new stage gives voice to Nazi-suppressed operas

     
    When L.A. Opera music director James Conlon conducts two one-act operas at the Colburn School this weekend, the occasion will mark the first time that his company’s Domingo Thornton Young Artist program and musicians from the Colburn Conservatory...
  • Music review: Yuja Wang and James Conlon with L.A. Philharmonic

     
    Mark Swed reviews Yuja Wang's first return to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Walt Disney Concert Hall after her much discussed provocative appearance with the orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl last summer....
  • Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei gets support; 'Spider-Man' investor sues

     
    Artist Ai Weiwei says thousands of supporters have donated more than $800,000 to help him pay off a tax bill and fine imposed by the Chinese government. An investor in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is suing over a theater fee....
  • Should Fabio Luisi become music director of the Met Opera?

     
    Mark Swed considers whether Fabio Luisi, given his spotty record, would be the right man to succeed James Levine as music of the Metropolitan Opera....
  • L.A. Opera and Placido Domingo to throw anniversary open house

     
    Los Angeles Opera will throw an open house at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Nov. 5 to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Programs include free concerts led by general director Placido Domingo and music director James Conlon....
  • Opera review: Los Angeles Opera's 'Eugene Onegin'

     
    Mark Swed reviews Los Angeles Opera's first production of Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin," which opened the company's 26th season at the Music Center....
  • Fall arts picks: Classical music

     
    Mark Swed's classical picks for the fall season....
  • Opera review: Los Angeles Opera's 'Così fan Tutte'

     
    Mark Swed reviews Los Angeles Opera's new production of Mozart's "Così fan Tutte,” with a young cast that is cause for celebration. Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, in particular, gives notice as the next great Mozartean....
  • Salvatore Licitra, the unexpected tenor, dies at 43

     
    Salvatore Licitra’s singing career began just over a decade ago in Parma, Italy, and ended Monday in a Sicilian hospital when he died at 43 following a Vespa accident last week. His brief career contained highs and lows more dramatic than his tragic...