LBO becomes the first major local arts organization to announce an entirely new season.
Catch Long Beach Opera’s live videos featuring performers and staff on a weekly basis through Friday, June 26.
The Pulitzer committee called it “a courageous operatic work… that skillfully transforms a notorious example of contemporary injustice into something empathetic and hopeful.”
The news follows the announcement in July that longtime Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek is leaving LBO at the end of the 2020 season.
Patrons of the arts, meet the “UnGala.”
Long Beach Opera’s reputation for putting on some of the most innovative productions was largely thanks to Mitisek.
Composer Anthony Davis’ work premieres Saturday, June 15, at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro.
The Central Park Five opens for a three-performance run at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro.
The five-event series is scheduled to take place over the next five months and will feature multiple organizations, artists and community leaders.
Andreas Mitisek, Long Beach Opera’s artistic and general director, makes opera his way, not as “it should be.” The LBO season, themed “#Justice” begins Saturday with “Three Tales.”