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Backstage Magic

March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Reception: 6:00 PM

Program: 6:30 PM

Keynote: Matthew Aucoin

Followed by a musical performance with a member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program

NOTE: At Regular level membership and above, Opera League members may bring one guest.

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Backstage Magic is one of our favorite annual events. At this year's edition, we're growing your brains with opera insights courtesy of Matthew Aucoin. We'll be featuring excerpts from his next season production of LA Opera's Eurydice. We'll kick things off with a light reception at 6pm in Stern Hall. The main event starts at 6:30pm.

This is a gift from LA Opera to the Opera League for our volunteerism and support of LA Opera. Attendance is free to all eager Leaguers. At Regular level membership and above, League members may bring one guest.

Speaker

Matthew Aucoin, Artist in Residence

Matthew Aucoin (b. 1990) is an American composer, conductor, writer, and pianist. He is LA Opera's first ever Artist in Residence, a three-year appointment beginning in the 2016/17 season. This position, created for Mr. Aucoin, fuses his work as composer and conductor. Each season, Aucoin will conduct at LA Opera, including the Los Angeles premiere of a major 20th-century opera, Akhnaten, in 2016, as well as Verdi's Rigoletto and the West Coast premiere of his opera Crossing in 2018. He will additionally conduct the world premiere of his newest opera, Eurydice, commissioned by LA Opera.

Click here to read more about Matthew.

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