Einstein On The Beach

Music, Classical and opera
A scene from Philip Glass' opera "Einstein On The Beach."
Photograph: Lucie Jansch, courtesy of LA Opera A scene from Philip Glass' opera "Einstein On The Beach."

When it comes to twentieth century opera, Einstein On The Beach is a game-changer and a must-see. If you've seen one of the classics like Madame Butterfly or La Boheme, this one will break all the rules you think you know about opera. A highly acclaimed collaboration between Philip Glass and Robert Wilson, this is a non-narrative operatic marathon (settle in for 4+ hours of music worth seeing). There will be singing, dance (choreographed by Lucinda Childs), and over-the-top mesmerizing imagery. There won't be any traditional champagne-filled intermissions either—the audience is invited to come and go as they please. This is the LA premiere of Einstein On The Beach and it shouldn't be missed. The box office can be reached at 213-972-8001.

By: Sara Fay

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