Classical Pick of the Week: Tosca
The Classical Pick of the Week segment has returned from a brief hiatus to bring you news about the LA Opera's new production of Tosca. With all the elements of a great Hollywood movie (love triangle, obsessive love, backstabbing, dramatic ending) Tosca has become one of the most frequently performed operas of our time. It has been considered the "greatest film score of all time" and has only four more performances left as they transition into another of Puccini's delightful operas, La Rondine.
The next performances are this Wednesday and the next two Saturdays at 7:30 so there are a few options to choose from, and at a runtime of almost three hours, you definitely get your moneys worth. Prices range between 20 and 220 dollars, and you might even see Placido Domingo conduct a few of the productions (the 14th and 21st) if you're lucky.
June 11th, 14th, and 21st, 7:30 PM
the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center
Photo by Sam Kim/LAist