Posts by The Industry

An Interview With Yuval Sharon and Rand Steiger on Nimbus

cloud above the escalators at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Nimbus, The Industry’s new performance installation, with a newly commissioned score by Rand Steiger, opens Saturday, Oct. 1 as part of Noon to Midnight at the LA Philharmonic. This installation kicks off The Industry’s artistic director Yuval Sharon’s three-year residency as artist-collaborator at the LA Philharmonic. Following is an interview with The Industry’s artistic director…

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The Edge of Forever record release party and concert June 24

The Edge of Forever

The Industry Records is thrilled to announce our next release! The Edge of Forever — Music by Lewis Pesacov, Libretto by Elizabeth Cine, Performed by wild Up, Conducted By Christopher Rountree Please join us to celebrate the release with a FREE party and concert. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis. June 24,…

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The Industry Benefit Concert – SONIC GARDEN

A big THANK YOU to everyone who attended Sonic Garden – a concert benefiting The Industry. Our secret garden location made for a beautiful evening, celebrating our commissioned composers: Andy Akiho, Annie Gosfield, Andrew McIntosh and Rand Steiger, and the work The Industry will create in the next two years. Enjoy photos from the event…

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Welcome New Board Member Ruth Eliel

New board member Ruth Eliel

The Industry is thrilled to welcome Ruth Eliel to The Industry Board of Directors. Ruth joins us from her recent retirement from the prestigious Colburn Foundation, where she served as executive director from 2008 to 2015. At the foundation, Ruth was committed to building and sustaining a strong infrastructure for the arts in Southern California,…

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An interview with The Industry Lab artists Danielle Agami and Odeya Nini on their upcoming program GEST

Danielle Agami and Odeya Nini

THE INDUSTRY: To what extent did you two know each other personally or professionally before The Industry initiated your collaboration? ODEYA + DANIELLE: Not at all! DANIELLE: Yuval [Sharon] thought we should meet. ODEYA: I had seen Danielle’s work because Archie, my husband, played with her. When was that? Two years ago? DANIELLE: April 2014. THE INDUSTRY: What work was that…

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Welcome New Board Members!

The Industry is thrilled to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors. With their expertise and passion for the arts, The Industry is poised to make an even more substantial impact towards culture in Los Angeles and beyond. Please welcome Christine Adams, Lexa Morris, Chiedu Egbuniwe, and Debra Vilinsky! Christine Adams currently serves…

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The Industry’s FIRST TAKE Application

First Take 2015

Submit your work for the third edition of FIRST TAKE, The Industry’s incubator for new operatic ideas and works-in-progress. The third iteration of FIRST TAKE will have a public performance in February 2017 in Los Angeles. In this biannual program, composers/librettists work with LA-based chamber orchestra wild Up and fantastic singers to try out new…

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New Year, New Chairman of the Board

Mark Hoebich and Mary Ann O'Connor

From Mary Ann O’Connor, The Industry’s Departing Board Chair I became Chair of the Board of Directors three years ago, just as The Industry received its official non-profit status. In the preceding two years, Yuval Sharon, the founder and Artistic Director of The Industry, had already managed to pull off the exciting world-premiere of Crescent City. …

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