LA Opera Presents Two Free Performances of Britten’s ‘Noah’s Flood’

Professional artists and more than 300 amateur members of the Los Angeles musical community gather under the baton of James Conlon to present two free, family-friendly performances of Benjamin Britten’s “Noah’s Flood.” Professional vocal soloists including baritone Ben Lowe as Noah, mezzo-soprano Peabody Southwell as Mrs. Noah and bass-baritone Patrick Blackwell as the Voice of God. They are joined by {…}

Beth Morrison Projects 2024 Review: Jodie Landau’s ‘Performance of Self’

Photo credit: Maria Baranova The world premiere of Grammy Award-nominated vocalist, composer, and percussionist, Jodie Landau’s “Performance of Self” on March 15, 2024 at National Sawdust draws attention to improvisation’s empathic heartbeat that is still very much alive. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects (BMP), Landau’s solo debut show upholds BMP’s midas touch. It showcases Landau as the artist he is {…}