Renée Fleming, Isabel Leonard, Ana María Martínez & Rusell Thomas Lead LA Opera’s 2023-24 Season

By Francisco Salazar

LA Opera has announced its 2023-24 season.

Lucas Meachem, Guanqun Yu, Isabel Leonard, Anthony León, Craig Colclough, Meigui Zhang, Alan Williams, and Peixin Chen star in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” James Conlon conducts Kasper Holten.

Performance Dates: Sept. 23–Oct. 15, 2023

Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” will star Emmett O’Hanlon, Isabel Leonard, Edgardo Rocha, Paolo Bordogna, and Luca Pisaroni. Louis Lohraseb conducts the production by Rob Ashford.

Performance Dates: Oct. 21–Nov. 12, 2023

Jenny Wong conducts “The Bride of Frankenstein.” 

Performance Dates: Oct. 27–28, 2023

The English Consort presents “Rodelinda” with Lucy Crowe, Iestyn Davies, Eric Ferring, and Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen. Harry Bicket conducts.

Performance Date: Nov. 21, 2023

Audra McDonald performs in concert.

Performance Date: Dec. 2, 2023

Gabriela Lena Frank and Nilo Cruz.’s “El Ultimo Sueno de Frida y Diego” will be conducted by Lina González-Granados and will star Daniela Mack, Alfredo Daza, Ana María Martínez, and Key’mon W. Murrah. Lorena Maza directs.

Performance Dates: Nov. 18-Dec. 3, 2023

The company will present “Artists: Highway 1, USA” with Nicole Heaston, Norman Garrett, Chaz’men Williams-Ali, and Deborah Nansteel. Kaneza Schaal directs. The work will be presented with “Artists: The Dwarf” starring Rodrick Dixon, Erica Petrocelli, and Kristinn Sigmundsson. Darko Tresnjak directs the second work. James Conlon conducts both works.

Performance Dates: Feb. 24–March 17, 2024

Patti Lupone will perform in concert.

Performance Date: April 20, 2024

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Liparit Avetisyan, and Kihun Yoon perform Verdi’s “La Traviata.” James Conlon and Louis Lohraseb conduct Shawna Lucey’s production.

Performance Dates: April 6-27, 2024

Russell Thomas sings Joel Thompson and Imani Tolliver’s “Fire and Blue Sky.”

Performance Date: June 6, 2024

Huang Ruo and puppeteer Basil Twist reinterpret Chinese creation myths for the 21st century in “The Book of Mountains & Seas.

Performance Dates: April 10-14, 2024

Angela Meade takes on the title role of Puccini’s “Turandot” with Russell Thomas, Guanqun Yu, and Morris Robinson. James Conlon conducts.

Performance Dates: May 18-June 8, 2024

Renée Fleming performs in recital.

Performance Date: June 15, 2024