On Opera: Director Barrie Kosky in Conversation with LA Opera’s Christopher Koelsch

 By Jane Rosenberg Ebullient, outspoken, and intelligent, Barrie Kosky, artistic director of the Komische Oper Berlin, and stage director of LA Opera’s upcoming production of the double bill Dido and Aeneas/Bluebeard’s Castle presented his concept of this unusual opera pairing during a conversation with opera president, Christopher Koelsch at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Thursday.… Read More On Opera: Director Barrie Kosky in Conversation with LA Opera’s Christopher Koelsch

Live Music: The American Contemporary Ballet in a Da Camera Society Concert

By Jane Rosenberg George Balanchine’s spirit hovered over a concrete warehouse on Friday evening, when the Da Camera Society in partnership with American Contemporary Ballet offered a pleasing mix of chamber music and dance. Performing at the audience’s eye level on a padded masonite floor, the musicians and dancers occupied a loft-like space constructed of cinderblock… Read More Live Music: The American Contemporary Ballet in a Da Camera Society Concert