The Ebell of Los Angeles Announces 2024-25 Season

By Afton Wooten
(Photo credit: Boone Studios)

The Ebell of Los Angeles, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women and building community through arts, culture, and education has announced its 2024-25 season.

For the purposes of this article, only opera-related events are included.

The new season and series kick off with the annual community open house, featuring The Ebell’s own volunteer Chorale, among other performances.

Performance Date: September 15, 2024

The Ebell of Los Angeles Women’s Chorale presents “Concert & Tea,” under the direction of conductor Yu Hang Tan.

Performance Date: December 15, 2024

The Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, the largest predominantly Black orchestra in the United States, joins African Americans for LA Opera for a special concert commemorating Black History Month. The program will spotlight the works of various Black composers. Among these works is a rendition of the renowned “Black National Anthem,” “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” composed by the orchestra’s Music Director Charles Dickerson.

Performance Date: February 9, 2025

Sopranos Karen Hogle Brown and Tamara Bevard present vocal selections by LA composers Reena Esmail, Zanaida Robles, Dale Trumbore, and others.

Performance Date: March 4, 2025

“A Standing Witness with Susan Graham” is a new collaboration between Grammy Award-winning composer Richard Danielpour and Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, created especially for mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and the Music from Copland House ensemble.

Performance Date: March 9, 2025