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Classical Pick of the Week: Dinner Theatre
Shows like Tom and Jerry, Bugs Bunny, and Woody Woodpecker got into all kinds of shenanigans set to the music from Barber of Seville. Check out what the barber was really up to in this week's classical pick. In this rough economic climate, families are always looking to streamline costs. With this week's classical pick, you can have your cake and eat it too. At 6 PM tonight, the American Youth Symphony will be hosting their opening night gala at Royce Hall with Sarah Chang. Sarah Chang will lead the orchestra in Vivaldi's Four Seasons and the talented young adult orchestra will also perform Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. A fundraiser dinner will be served in a heated tent next to the theatre, and the evening will be hosted by comedian Paul Reiser. Concert only tickets are 25/50/75, and tickets for the fundraiser dinner are 500 (tax deductible). For more information, click here .
The famous Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez makes his debut with the LA Opera this Sunday in Rossini's the Barber of Seville. The LA Opera is teaming up with Susan Feniger's Ciudad, the famous Latin-american restaurant in Downtown. Ciudad has a special prix fixe menu for 64 dollars (including tickets and a free shuttle to the Disney Hall). The menu is available online and you can get more information on the opera here . There are 10 performances between November 29th and December 19th, so you have a few options if you're interested.
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