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L.A. Opera plans production with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Joffrey Ballet and Hamburg State Opera

L.A. Opera plans production with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Joffrey Ballet and Hamburg State Opera

Los Angeles Opera will announce on Tuesday that its 2017-18 season will include an unprecedented collaboration with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet and the Hamburg State Opera of Germany.

The Lyric Opera and L.A. Opera will co-produce the 1774 Paris version of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orpheus and Eurydice.” The Joffrey will appear in the production, presented in French with English translations and directed, choreographed and designed by Hamburg Ballet Artistic Director John Neumeier. 

Plácido Domingo, L.A. Opera’s general director, called working with Neumeier “a longstanding dream” for his...

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