Announcing the 2022 Season

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Announcing the 2022 Season

Featuring Stockhausen in an abandoned grocery store, a short film and live performance featuring the work of Verdi and Gluck, a new adaptation of Handel, and a return of Anthony Davis' The Central Park Five, LBO's 2022 season has just been announced. The 2022 season will establish a bold new vision for the company that seeks to catalyze the issues of our times through the lens of art, embraces alternative leadership models that value diversity and inclusion, creates and explores the collaborative relationships between cinematic and live opera that invite new audiences, and acknowledges that opera has the power to be relevant, provocative, and inspiring. 

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Ensure Opera for a New Era

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Ensure Opera for a New Era

LBO is thrilled to announce that from now through December 31st, we will have a $100,000 donor match campaign! Thanks to an incredibly generous, anonymous donor, every dollar that is donated to Long Beach Opera from now through the end of the year will be matched dollar-for-dollar. With your support, LBO will be able to begin 2022 in the strongest possible position to continue creating groundbreaking art for our new season and beyond. Your contribution makes you a core part of creating incredible, immersive, live, cinematic, one-of-a-kind, not-to-be-missed, post-pandemic-glorious, only-at-LBO-experiences!

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LBO Cinematic Universe

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LBO Cinematic Universe

Enjoy opera anywhere. Long Beach Opera is creating entirely new experiences for virtual audiences. The newly-launched cinematic trailer captures the beginnings of the incredible creative work happening at the intersection of opera and cinema. Currently made up of Entry, desert in, and amor y alma, this sweeping body of work is just the beginning of all the possibilites that are yet to be unleashed with opera and film.

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our volunteer program is on pause in preparation for the upcoming season. If you are interested in being an usher, a program distributor, a will call assistant, etc., please email to learn about volunteering today!

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