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Articles by Laurence Vittes

Laurence Vittes
Laurence Vittes
Susan Graham (Witch) © Cory Weaver

Susan Graham stars in LA Opera's charming Humperdinck revival

By , 19 November 2018
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The Dover Quartet: L to R Joel Link, Bryan Lee, Camden Shaw and Milena Pajaro-Van De Stadt © Dover Quartet

Hong Kong bound: The Dover Quartet is set to perform at Beare's Premiere Music Festival

By , 05 November 2018
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Paolo Bortolameolli © Los Angeles Philharmonic

Dvořák and Saint-Saëns provide light summer fare at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 03 August 2018
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Keith Phares (Roderick Usher), Jamielyn Duggan (Madeline Usher) and Dominic Armstrong (Poe) © Craig T Mathew

Two Gordon Getty operas get the Masterpiece Theatre treatment

By , 25 June 2018
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Rodney Gilfry (Walt Whitman) © Rob Latour | The Wallis

Matthew Aucoin, Rod Gilfry and Walt Whitman in the wilds of Beverly Hills

By , 30 May 2018
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Katia and Marielle Labèque © Weigold & Böhm

LA Phil returns home, licks wounds, soldiers on

By , 15 May 2018
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Isabelle Faust © Felix Broede

A wonderful surfeit of Bach from Les Violons du Roy

By , 01 May 2018
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Lionel Bringuier © Paolo Dutto

Bringuier brings Gallic flair to Brahms and Dvořák in LA

By , 24 March 2018
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Lisette Oropesa (Eurydice) © Ken Howard

Lots of Gluck: LA Opera’s Orphée et Eurydice

By , 13 March 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda

Salonen revives Wing On Wing... and it flies!

By , 18 February 2018
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Kelsey Grammer (as Voltaire) © Ken Howard

Stunning Candide from LA Opera

By , 30 January 2018
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Gustavo Dudamel © Vern Evans

Dudamel celebrates his birthday with a new percussion concerto by Joseph Pereira

By , 27 January 2018
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Susanna Mälkki © Simon Fowler

Hong, Byers and Loo step in for Zimmermann's Cello Concerto at Disney Hall

By , 23 January 2018
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Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante © Ana de Labra

Fabio Biondi's Vivaldi puts Mozart in the shade in LA

By , 12 January 2018
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Nino Machaidze (Leïla) © Ken Howard

Fishing for pearls: LA Opera's second attempt at Bizet proves a charmer

By , 08 October 2017
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Patrick Fournillier

Seriously international: Bogotá's Russian Season opens

By , 17 April 2017
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Ray Chen, Christoph Eschenbach and the Bamberg Symphony © Reed Hutchinson

Bamberg Symphony plays a rain-drenched LA

By , 20 February 2017
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Morris Robinson (Osmin) and Brenton Ryan (Pedrillo) © Craig T Mathew

LA Opera debuts Roaring Twenties, Mozart-lite Entführung aus dem Serail

By , 31 January 2017
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Jeremy Denk © Michael Wilson

Strauss' Vienna given the Hollywood treatment in Costa Mesa

By , 02 December 2016
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John Alexander © Pacific Chorale

Pacific Chorale celebrates Alexander's last season with an upbeat take on Beethoven's Missa solemnis

By , 02 November 2016
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