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James Conlon

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  • James Conlon to pay tribute to Colin Davis in Paris

    James Conlon to pay tribute to Colin Davis in Paris
    James Conlon, the music director of Los Angeles Opera, will pay tribute to the late conductor Colin Davis in a pair of concerts this month at the Festival de Saint-Denis in Paris. Davis had been scheduled to conduct the concerts, but the renowned...
  • L.A. Opera will receive $4.3 million for young-artists program

    L.A. Opera will receive $4.3 million for young-artists program
    Los Angeles Opera is receiving $4.3 million in new gifts for its young-artists program. The money is coming from the Colburn Foundation and Eugene and Marilyn Stein, the company announced Thursday. The young-artists program began in 2006 and is known as...
  • Celebrities party for a good cause

    Celebrities party for a good cause
    Celebrity presence has always been an essential part of the game at Los Angeles charity events, but this fall organizers may have outdone themselves. Consider: George Clooney will be honored at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Leonardo DiCaprio is co-chairing...
  • L.A. Opera sets concert 'Foscari,' with Placido Domingo, in O.C.

    L.A. Opera sets concert 'Foscari,' with Placido Domingo, in O.C.
    Starting in its new season, Los Angeles Opera is to begin to roll out a new program, titled L.A. Opera Off Grand, that seeks to bring productions to parts of Southern California that are far afield from downtown. As part of that initiative, the company...
  • Los Angeles Opera names Christopher Koelsch president and CEO

    Los Angeles Opera names Christopher Koelsch president and CEO
    For the first time in five years, Los Angeles Opera will have one person overseeing both the company's artistic efforts and finances on a daily basis. The company's board of directors on Wednesday afternoon elected Christopher Koelsch to the position of...
  • James Conlon plans to stay at the Los Angeles Opera through 2018

    James Conlon plans to stay at the Los Angeles Opera through 2018
    James Conlon is a born and bred New Yorker but sunny Los Angeles apparently agrees with him. The 62-year-old conductor has renewed his contract with the Los Angeles Opera for five more years, and will remain music director at least through the end of the...
  • La Scala opening with conductor James Conlon canceled after strike

    La Scala opening with conductor James Conlon canceled after strike
    James Conlon, the music director of Los Angeles Opera, was in Milan, Italy, this week to conduct the opening-night ballet performance of Hector Berlioz's "Romeo and Juliet" at La Scala. But as things sometimes happen in Italy, Wednesday's big opening...
  • L.A. Phil concerts with Dudamel, Salonen, others will air on KUSC

     
    A new series of broadcasts featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic in concert will be heard on classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) beginning this weekend....
  • Should Fabio Luisi become music director of the Met Opera?

     
    Mark Swed considers whether Fabio Luisi, given his spotty record, would be the right man to succeed James Levine as music of the Metropolitan Opera....
  • Music review: Yuja Wang and James Conlon with L.A. Philharmonic

     
    Mark Swed reviews Yuja Wang's first return to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Walt Disney Concert Hall after her much discussed provocative appearance with the orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl last summer....
  • Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei gets support; 'Spider-Man' investor sues

     
    Artist Ai Weiwei says thousands of supporters have donated more than $800,000 to help him pay off a tax bill and fine imposed by the Chinese government. An investor in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is suing over a theater fee....