2017 – 2018 Main-Stage Season
MILENA AND FRIENDS IN CONCERT
SUNDAY October 22, 2017 at 3 pm
Some of classical music’s most beloved works, performed by internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Milena Kitic, CSO Artistic Directors Shira Renee Thomas and Dylan F. Thomas, and CSO Vocal Competition winners Christina Roszhart, Joseph Lopez, Anastasia Malliaras, and Maggie Liu.
THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
SATURDAY February 3, 2018 at 3 pm
SATURDAY February 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm
SUNDAY February 11, 2018 at 3 pm
Dylan F. Thomas’ brilliant re-envisioning of Donizetti’s fully-staged comic opera, featuring the Center Stage Opera Orchestra and an outstanding cast. This production is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
THE FIFTH ANNUAL VOCAL COMPETITION
SUNDAY. April 15, 2018 at 3 pm
Finalists chosen from entrants in three divisions – High School, Young Artist, and Professional – will compete for awards and cash prizes before a panel of distinguished judges. Audience members will vote for their Audience Favorite award in each of the three divisions.
THE BEST OF BROADWAY, VOL. IV – The Classics
SATURDAY May 12, 2018 at 3 pm
SATURDAY May 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm
SUNDAY May 20, 2018 at 3 pm
Broadway’s greatest show-stoppers from Gershwin to Andrew Lloyd Webber, performed by an outstanding cast, with The Center Stage Opera Orchestra.
MUSIC OF BELLINI AND CHOPIN
Saturday, Sept. 9, 6:30 pm
CA Music Box – 8990 Tampa Ave., Northridge
Tenor Gustavo Hernandez and pianist Bernard C. Bayer perform exquisite arias and art songs of Vincenzo Bellini, and all four of Frederic Chopin’s magnificent Ballades, in an intimate “Musical Salon” setting.