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LA Phil and The Industry: An Exciting Announcement

The Industry team.

Dear friends of The Industry, Although all eyes are on Hopscotch, which opens in just under two months, an exciting announcement is being made today that we thrilled to share with you. The Los Angeles Philharmonic has appointed me Artist-Collaborator for a three-year residency beginning in Fall 2016. This means that in addition to my…

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Cue the Vampires. Please!

A vampire cat.

Last week, I considered an inspiring quote by Yuval Sharon, The Industry’s Artistic Director.  Today, let’s take a look at a decidedly less serious opera quote – one of my favorites, ever.

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New Opera is the Greatest Adventure

The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

From the very beginning, The Industry was an adventure. Born with no start-up support and in a challenged economic climate, the idea to form a DIY company focusing on new and experimental opera came across as bold to some optimistic friends, harebrained to other more rational ones. More than one person nicknamed me Fitzcarraldo—and I…

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