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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Music Center, 135 North Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, named after Dorothy Buffum Chandler, is part of the Los Angeles Music Center. The LA Music Center is one of the three l... Read more
Year opened: 1964
Los Angeles Opera - Turandot at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Los Angeles Opera - Turandot

As savage as she is beautiful, Princess Turandot has concocted a series of nefarious tasks to put off potential suitors. If you lose, you die at the hands of the executioner, if you win? Well, no one ever has. That is until the besotted Prince Calaf accepts the challenge. With a little savagery of his own, he throws himself into the tasks, growing ever closer to the hard-hearted Princess. This stunning production with a design from David Hockney marks the triumphant return of Puccini's fantasy to the LA Opera for the first time in two decades!

Ballet Hispanico at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Ballet Hispanico

Formed in 1971 by Venezuelan dancer ex-pat Tina Ramirez, this New York-based dance company dedicates itself to preserving and celebrating the legacy of Latin dance, and the experiences of its Latin and Hispanic dancers, who make up the company. Having performed for more than two million people in the United States, Europe, and South America, they have brought the same recognition to their dancer as Alvin Ailey has done for black dancers.

Los Angeles Opera - Highway 1 USA at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Los Angeles Opera - Highway 1 USA

As part of its Recovered Voices project, Los Angeles Opera presents two stunning yet overlooked one-act operas as part of its 2023/24 season. Starting with William Grant Still's stunning Jim Crow era set highway 1, USA. Composed in the 40s but only receiving its premiere in 1963, it details the struggles of an ordinary couple seeking a better life. Set to a jazz-infused score, it showcases Still's talents, cementing his name as ' The Dean of Africa-American Composers'.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Designated by Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world', it's been over 60 years since Alvin Ailey and his group of African-American dancers performed for the very first time at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The tour is packed full of premieres and returning favorites, offering a fantastic chance to enjoy the group once again.

Los Angeles Opera - La Traviata at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Los Angeles Opera - La Traviata

One of the very best in the repertoire, Verdi's La Traviata is a sweeping love story set against the backdrop of decadent Paris high society where the celebrated courtesan Violetta eschews her wealthy suitors for the simple life with poor Alfredo. In this sumptuous production courtesy of the San Francisco Opera, our heroine is portrayed by Rachel Willis-Sorenson, opposite Liparit Avetisyan as her besotted suitor.

Renee Fleming at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Renee Fleming

One of the most beloved and enchanting sopranos to rule the American opera houses, Renee Fleming is a multi-talented performer whose repertoire spans across Barber, Handel, French opera, jazz, and even indie rock! Winner of both the National Medal of Arts and Richard Tucker Award, Fleming has retired from full-time opera and now concentrating on mixed rep concerts and musical theatre. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see one of America's leading divas sing in your city!

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