“What If?” Inaugural Production for Domingo-Thornton Young Artists Program at LA Opera

What If is the question first asked by the great father of theatre technique, Constantin Stanislavski . It is the springboard for the actor’s imagination. We often forget (or neglect) the great aspect of theatre in opera. We rightfully mistake its theatre as its music. I have always said, that the greatest thing about opera, Learn More

The Gangster Hour

A pastiche of whodunnit mixed with big band taken to its funk and jazz extremes. “In the best numbers, Juilliard-trained Vlahos covers well-known, though not often-heard tunes, giving them a dark edge. Most memorable are Cab Calloway’s “Minnie the Moocher” and John Lennon’s “Jealous Guy.” A Maurice Ravel sound poem, “A Piece in the Form Learn More