NEW PRODUCTION: “1913: Shaping Modernism”
Commemorating 100 years of “Rite of Spring” “La vida breve” “Pierrot Lunaire” and… Britten’s birthday.
Coming to Los Angeles Theatre Center. Dec. 19th & 20th, 2013!!!
For tickets visit: The Los Angeles Theatre Center
(Part of LA Opera Britten 100/LA Celebration)
Juan J. Colomer – General Director
Composer Juan J. Colomer is a dynamic and versatile artist amassing performances throughout the world. Born in Spain and a resident of Los Angeles, Colomer has worked with such artists as James Levine, Plácido Domingo, Christian Lindberg and José Carreras.
His music has been performed by the Vienna Symphony, Simón Bolivar Youth Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestra & Chorus of the Arena di Verona and Orchestra of Palau de les Arts, among others. He collaborates regularly with Spanish Brass for whom he has written many pieces including “La Devota Lasciva (The Lascivious Devout)” for quintet & orchestra.
In 2008, the CD “Spanish Passion” by Plácido Domingo, featuring orchestrations by Colomer, won a Latin Grammy for Best Classical Album. His works are featured on Deutsche Grammophone, Sony Classical and Decca.
He is also the Founder of “Artistic Soirées”, a series of classical concerts and art collaborations where the public can enjoy the finest from LA’s art scene right in the composer’s own den.
Ignazio Terrasi – Music Director & Conductor
Carolina Angulo – Artistic Director
Swinda Reichelt – Costume Designer
Alisa Lapidus – Projection Designer
Marcelo Mitnik – Soundscapes Script & Mise en scéne
Jennifer Taylor Lawrence
Francesco Perlangeli – Sound designer
Matthew Millikin – Stage Manager
Amanda Squitieri (Soprano)
Roberto Cani (Violin – Concertmaster, LA Opera)
Ana Landauer (Violin – LA Opera)
Zach Dellinger (Viola – Colburn School of Music)
Tao Ni (Cello – LA Philharmonic, Associate Principal)
Maksim Velichkin (Cello)
David Young (Contrabass – Principal, LA Opera)
Julia Barnett (Flute – Colburn School of Music)
Jennifer Johnson (Oboe – UCLA)
Gabriel Campos (Clarinet – Colburn School of Music)
William May (Bassoon – Colburn School of Music)
Nick Stoup (Percussion – Orquesta de Les Arts, Valencia Spain/LA Phil collaborator)
Irene Gregorio (Percussion – USC)
Nino Sanikidze (Piano – Domingo-Thornton Young Artists Program, Head Coach)
Mikael Oganes (Piano – USC)