LA Opera presents: Highway 1, USA and The Dwarf @ DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION

Photos by Robert Millard

Travis Michael Holder – TicketHoldersLA

Perhaps one of the most impressive things about the already impressive Los Angeles Opera is the company’s ambitious and groundbreaking Recovered Voices Initiative, which champions the seldom-acknowledged work of lesser-known composers whose achievements were suppressed over the years due to racial ideology or systematic oppression. LAO is to be commended for so gloriously bringing both William Grant Still’s Highway 1, USA and Alexander Zemlinsky’s The Dwarf to our attention, two historic pieces crying out for the recognition they’ve been robbed from achieving and they so richly deserve. Read more…