Classical KUSC | LA Opera Live



LA Opera On Air

Saturdays at 10 a.m. 


Classical KUSC and LA Opera present the ninth consecutive season of LA Opera On Air, a weekly broadcast series of LA Opera performances recorded live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The series is hosted by KUSC’s Duff Murphy and features five performances from LA Opera’s 2014/15 season and a special encore broadcast of Jules Massenet's Thaïs from the 2013/14 season.

LA Opera on Air is made possible through the generous support of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Original program created with support from former Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.

Program Listing

Saturday, May 14 | 10 am
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi

Grant Gershon, conductor; Plácido Domingo, Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Andriana Chuchman, Meredith Arwady; Leoncavallo: Pagliacci; Plácido Domingo, conductor; Marco Berti, Ana María Martínez, George Gagnidze


Saturday, May 21 | 10 am
Bellini: Norma

James Conlon, conductor; Angela Meade Jamie Barton, Russell Thomas, Morris Robinson, Lacey Jo Benter, Rafael Moras

Saturday, May 28 | 10 am
Verdi: The Two Foscari (an encore broadcast from LA Opera’s 2012-13 season)

James Conlon, conductor; Plácido Domingo, Francesco Meli, Marina Poplavskaya, Levgen Orlov, Ben Bliss, Tracy Cox, Hunter Phillips


Saturday, June 4 | 10 am
Jake Heggie: Moby Dick 

James Conlon, conductor; Jay Hunter Morris, Joshua Guerrero, Morgan Smith, Daniel Armstrong, Musa Ngqungwana, Jacqueline Echols, Malcolm MacKenzie, Matthew O'Neill, Nicholas Brownlee


Saturday, June 11 | 10 am
Verdi: Falstaff (an encore broadcast from LA Opera’s 2013-14 season)

James Conlon, conductor; Roberto Frontali, Carmen Giannattasio, Marco Caria, Juan Francisco Gatell, Ekaterina Sadovnikova

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