Author Archives: Ted Kane

Review: LA Opera’s Psycho and The Light in the Piazza

LA Opera Off Grand’s presentation of Psycho with live score is a great night at both the movies and the orchestra. Watching the Alfred Hitchcock thriller on the big screen at Theatre at the Ace Hotel, I became so engrossed … Continue reading

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South African Soprano Golda Schultz Makes LA Philharmonic Debut

The Los Angeles Philharmonic offers a series of concerts this weekend at Disney Hall that highlight the orchestra’s past, present and possible future, with each of its three most famous living Conductors leading a program. Tonight, Zubin Mehta leads the … Continue reading

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Ace Hotel, Bates Motel, Halloween Chills: LA Opera Presents Psycho with Live Score

LA Opera Off Grand continues its Halloween tradition of pairing classic horror films with live orchestral accompaniment in the Theatre at Ace Hotel this October with a screening of “Psycho.” One of Hitchcock’s true masterpieces, “Psycho” remains among the most … Continue reading

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Renèe Fleming Returns to LA Opera in The Light in the Piazza

The legendary Renèe Fleming returns to Los Angeles for seven performances of The Light in the Piazza, the Tony Award wining musical by Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas. Ms. Fleming was last seen locally in recital at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion … Continue reading

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Review: LA Opera’s La Bohème

There is no plot more elemental than “boy meets girl-boy loses girl-boy regains girl,” and there is no more perennial opera than La Bohème, which follows this formula for both its main and secondary storylines. Paring easily relatable characters and … Continue reading

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Earth, Wind & Fireworks at the Hollywood Bowl

Earth, Wind & Fire are one of the longest running and most successful groups in R&B history, and their performance last Friday, September 13th, at the Hollywood Bowl showed that their musical powers remain elemental. Now in their fiftieth year, … Continue reading

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LA Opera Kicks Off the 2019-20 Season Saturday with a New Production of La Boheme

LA Opera opens its 2019-20 season this Saturday, September 14th, with Puccini’s masterpiece La Boheme. The classic tale of love and loss has been a career maker for many great singers over the years; in this staging, Angelenos will be … Continue reading

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Herbie Hancock Calls Next at the Bowl

Herbie Hancock brought his current group and array of younger guest artists to the Hollywood Bowl on August 21st for a concert dubbed Herbie Hancock: Next Generation. R+R=Now, a supergroup helmed by keyboardist Robert Glasper, opened the night with a … Continue reading

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Peter and the Wolf at the Hollywood Bowl

The Los Angeles Philharmonic presented an entertaining evening of Russian music at the Hollywood Bowl on August 20th. The orchestra was joined by actor John C. Reilly and the puppet-based troupe Blind Summit Theatre for the program’s featured piece, a … Continue reading

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Herbie Hancock, John C. Reilly with LA Phil Highlight Next Week at the Bowl

Two of the most intriguing shows of Los Angeles Philharmonic’s summer season at the Hollywood Bowl are coming up next week. On Tuesday night, August 20th, the orchestra will be presenting a program of Russian music highlighted by a staging … Continue reading

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