Rare Operatic Masterpiece Comes to the Historic Los Angeles Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles


A Self-Confident Diva With a Symphony Orchestra to Contend With


HAYDN: Die Schˆpfung

Die Schˆpfung, Oratorium in drei Teilen

Music composed by Franz Joseph Haydn. Libretto by Gottfried van Swieten based on selections from the Book of Genesis and Paradise Lost by John Milton.

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Royal Opera House, London


A musical genius? No, Mozart was just a hard-working boy

With the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth just weeks away, the source of his brilliance is being disputed. Alice O’Keeffe reports