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What Ever Happened to Bess?

What Ever Happened to Bess?

Duke Ellington's opera, "Queenie Pie"

Duke Ellington wrote his opera "Queenie Pie" to project a more positive depiction of his race in America.

Friday, January 17, 2014/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (2663)/Comments (0)/
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Bob Bernard's Corner: The Godmother of Production Design

Bob Bernard's Corner: The Godmother of Production Design

by Bob Bernard

Wendall Harrington, often called the "Godmother of Projection Design", is the designer for LA Opera's new Lucia di Lammermoor.

Saturday, November 23, 2013/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (2994)/Comments (0)/
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It's Not Easy Bein' Green

It's Not Easy Bein' Green

The Life and Times of The Magic Flute's Monastatos

Tenor Greg Fedderly's roles as a "comprimario" in many operas (including LA Opera's "Magic Flute").

Tuesday, October 22, 2013/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (3837)/Comments (0)/
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Bob Bernard's Corner--Setting the Scene

Bob Bernard's Corner--Setting the Scene

"Scoping a Scrim"

The conception and development of a subliminal message, delivered during intermission.        

Friday, October 4, 2013/Author: Judy Lieb/Number of views (3130)/Comments (0)/
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