The Los Angeles Opera will soon bring the beauty and healing power of music to City of Hope. Through the Los Angeles Opera’s Education and Community Programs, artists will begin performing at the Duarte campus in December. At their first performance, scheduled for Dec. 18, artists will present holiday songs as well as musical selections from the Great American Songbook.
|Los Angeles Opera artists perform La Traviata. (Photo by Robert Millard)|
Future performances will include early evening events so that patients’ and employees’ families, as well as community members, may more easily participate. Memorable works from great operas and more works from the Great American Songbook — tunes from great Broadway and Hollywood musicals ranging from the 1920s to the 1960s — will often be featured.
Scott Lord, Los Angeles Opera board member, was instrumental in developing and supporting this new program, which will feature quarterly performances by opera artists for City of Hope patients, families and employees, said Dan Lacovara, associate vice president of communications.
L.A. Opera presents songs of the season and Great American Songbook favorites.
- Free admission; open to the public
- Cooper Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m., Dec. 18
- Holiday cookies and beverages served, and attendees may bring lunch R.S.V.P. to Lorena Avila at ext. 63316 or
via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.