Posts Tagged ‘Yuval Sharon’

Sweet Land Workshop

Sweet Land Workshop Wide Angle

When The Industry sets out to make a large-scale multidisciplinary production, it is crucial that each element has time to develop and coalesce with the next. And because we are making opera and music is driving the work a musical workshop becomes a particularly significant step in the process. In early May, we workshopped our…

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Congratulations MacArthur fellow Yuval Sharon

Yuval Sharon. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Dear friends, On behalf of The Industry I want to share some very exciting news–it was announced today that our founder and artistic director Yuval Sharon was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Foundation website…

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Yuval Sharon becomes first American director invited to Bayreuth

Yuval Sharon, center, with Jason H. Thompson and Kaitlyn Pietras of the production team during a rehearsal of “Young Caesar.” Photo by Emily Berl for The New York Times.

We are pleased to announce our Artistic Director, Yuval Sharon, has become the first American director invited to produce work at the prestigious Bayreuth Festival in Germany. The festival, founded by Richard Wagner in 1876, will feature Sharon’s new “Lohengrin” as the centerpiece for the 2018 season. In his recent New York Times profile, Mr.…

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Hopscotch recording out January 13, release concert January 20


The Industry drew international acclaim last year for Hopscotch, a revolutionary mobile opera that took place in cars and public sites around Los Angeles. The recording will be released on January 13 via The Industry Records, and is available to order now by clicking here. To mark the occasion, a release event titled “Hopscotch in Concert” will take place…

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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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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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