Pre-Performance Lecture by Maestro James Conlon (LA Opera Richard Seaver Music Director)
Get the full story at our complimentary pre-opera talks. Join other opera-goers in the Grand Hall of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to listen to Southern California's most engaging and highly regarded scholars present entertaining, informative talks on the opera you are about to see. Generously sponsored by The Flora L. Thornton Foundation and The Opera League of Los Angeles, the talks are free of charge to those attending the performance. Talks are scheduled one hour prior to each performance. Reservations are not required.
Pre-Performance Lectures from Your Phone! Can't get to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in time to attend the pre-performance lecture? Now you can listen to the program from your phone. Patrons can access all talks with the following phone number and code:*
Phone number: 1-218-936-4700 Access code: 314902#
*Please note: This number is not toll free, so the cost will depend on rates charged by your long distance carrier (Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, etc.) to area code 218, Minnesota. There are no additional fees. We do not require the use of any specific carrier, nor do we know what rates patrons pay on their calling plans. This service accommodates the first 150 callers-if we miss you, don't worry-you can also catch the pre-opera talk by going to the LA Opera website www.laopera.com and listening to a podcast recording.