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Johanna Dordick
Founder & General Director

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Press Comments
 
“Sooner or later, because of the Los Angeles Opera Theater, Los Angeles will have its own professional opera; it's just a matter of time.”
~ Robert Commanday
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
“... confirmed the vital talents of those involved and the wherewithal to form a legitimate resident opera company.”
~ Donna Perlmutter
HERALD EXAMINER
“Outstanding (Los Angeles) Cultural Event of the Year (1984): Los Angeles Opera Theater’s production of Der Rosenkavalier.”
KCET (PBS Public Television)

“Our own resident opera company grabs for the golden ring ... The little opera company-that-couldn't-possibly apparently has.”

~ Richard Pietschmann
LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE
 
“This ... put(s) Los Angeles Opera Theater into stern competition with the major league. If some of the larger companies remain mired in operatic tradition, their stagnancy does not seem to affect Dordick and her cohorts, who continue to set high artistic standards and dance triumphantly to a different drummer.”
~ George Heymont
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA REPORTER
“As attempts to establish opera go, the Los Angeles Opera Theater ... seems among the most promising yet.”
MUSICAL AMERICA
“Greatest operatic breakthrough: Ariadne auf Naxos by the Los Angeles Opera Theater.”
~Year End Review of the Arts
LOS ANGELES TIMES
“Contrary to popular belief (because of Los Angeles Opera Theater), Los Angeles is no longer an operatic desert.”

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