L.A. Opera through the years
A relatively young company at just more than 25 years, L.A. Opera has already experienced its share of accomplishments and hardships. Here are some of the company's milestones.
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The company's inaugural production starred tenor Plácido Domingo in the role of Verdi's tragic hero. Its opening night has become the stuff of local legend -- the curtain failed to rise completely, resulting in a delay of several minutes.