REVIEW: Romance and Tragedy Mix in The Love Potion at Warner Grand Theatre

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The Long Beach Opera (LBO) presented Swiss composer Frank Martin’s 1942 opera, The Love Potion (Le Vin Herbé), at Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro on Sunday.
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Long Beach Opera Brings Refugee Thriller THE CONSUL to Audiences Starting Saturday

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Long Beach Opera (LBO) will bring The Consul, described as a politically charged refugee thriller, to Lawndale this October 14, 20 and 22.

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Long Beach Opera’s Fete Hypnotique Gala to Honor Opera Star and The Port of Long Beach

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The Long Beach Opera’s (LBO) 39th annual gala will be honoring The Port of Long Beach and Patricia Racette, a celebrated operatic soprano, tomorrow in what is expected to be an unforgettable evening at Hotel Maya’s Lagunita Pavilion, it...

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Long Beach Opera to Celebrate Renowned Artist Frida Kahlo With Five Outdoor Performances

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Five outdoor performances of Robert Xavier Rodríguez' opera Frida are coming your way, with the anticipated Southern California premiere by Long Beach Opera (LBO).

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Long Beach Opera Selects Dr. Robert Braun as New Board President

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Dr. Robert Braun has been selected as president of the Long Beach Opera (LBO) Board of Directors, the LBO announced this week. Braun succeeds Sue Bienkowski, a long-time board president of 12 years.

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Long Beach Opera “Takes the Road Less Traveled” with 2017 Season Announcement

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Long Beach Opera (LBO) has announced its 2017 season, a premiere-filled schedule of transformative and controversial works, to be performed authentically and unabashedly as only LBO knows how.

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Hanging on the Telephone (Literally): LA VOIX HUMAINE at Long Beach Opera

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In 2016, an era when all of us are connected by invisible wires at all times, the role of the phone in relation to our communication with one another runs far deeper than Cocteau or Poulenc likely ever imagined.

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A Conversation About the Making of FALLUJAH, the First Opera About Iraq War Experience

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Fallujah, the first opera made about the Iraq War experience, premiered last week at the Army National Guard in Long Beach. The Post was given a behind-the-scenes introduction to the set and a chance to speak with the team behind the opera.

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Long Beach Gets Glimpse into the Iraq War with Long Beach Opera’s FALLUJAH

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Fallujah, the first opera exploring the Iraq War experience, makes its world premiere March 12 through March 20 at the Long Beach Army National Guard on Seventh Street. The powerful work will expose the anguish of war, the residual...

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Spirited and Sloppy: CANDIDE at Long Beach Opera

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It is no new news that Candide is as much a conundrum and a vampire as it is a playful and satirical romp. While each new interpretation sheds new light on the material, Candide remains an enigma: A malleable...

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