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Culture MonsterStill reeling from the recession and its recent mounting of the complete "Ring" cycle, Los Angeles Opera is announcing Monday that its upcoming 2011-12 season will feature a lineup dominated by imported productions and revivals. The season highlights...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies HIGH-WATER MARK: The new special 'Mega-Tsunami: 5 Years Later' recalls the deadly 2004 tsunami, mostly through amateur video footage......
Culture MonsterYou know youâve reached a career pinnacle when an award is named after you. So it was only fitting that the Alex Award, created for excellence in entertainment package design, was named after Alex Steinweiss, the father of modern-day album......
Elisabeth Soderstrom, a Swedish soprano who was greatly admired for her sensitive operatic roles and for her refined, delicately shaded voice, died of a stroke Friday in Stockholm. She was 82. During a career of more than 50 years, Soderstrom was...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHOW DO you add sparkle to a fatigued operatic war horse? Bring out the jewelry and let it shine under the spotlight. But not just any old jewelry. For its latest revival of "Tosca," opening Saturday, Los Angeles Opera has obtained a rare stage artifact...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterChinese soprano Liping Zhang has built a career out of playing submissive, self-negating heroines in the operas "Madame Butterfly" and "Turandot," both by Giacomo Puccini. In person, however, Zhang in many ways represents the polar opposite of the...
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