May 29, 2018

Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky is based on a novel in verse by Alexander Pushkin. Onegin is considered a classic of Russian literature and its protagonist has served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes (so-called superfluous men). Onegin was published in...

October 25, 2017

What would you do if you set your mind on attending the first ball of the season? Would you spend all your time fussing about the best costume and makeup? Would you lie, cheat and kill? Would you admit to your spouse about your infidelity and then accuse your lover of...

September 25, 2017

One of the most vivid memories of my youth is fabulous movie La Traviata with Placido Domingo and Teresa Stratas. The movie theater where it was showing was just a couple of blocks away from Kiev State Conservatory  that I attended at the time and I used any spare time...

June 5, 2017

IOC concludes it's fifth season with dramatic Russian opera! Four performances on June 23, 24, 30 and July 1 at Protection Of The Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church (Russian Hall) 2041 Argyle Ave Los Angeles CA 90068.

Based on a story by A. Pushkin Queen of Spades is o...

March 1, 2017

Independent Opera Company continues it's fifth season with double bill 
Stabat Mater by Pergolesi/Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck.

IOC will be performing a beautiful setting of Stabat Mater by Pergolesi. Stabat Mater is a 13th-century Catholic hymn to Mary, which portrays he...

November 19, 2016

Independent Opera Company is excited to open its fifth season with Massenet's "Werther!"  Based on Goethe's novel, "Sorrows of Young Werther," this is a timeless romantic tale of star-crossed lovers and their eternal conflict between dreams and reality. We are honored...

June 16, 2016

Bartered Bride

Independent Opera Company presents one of the most beloved comic operas of all time! Two lovers need to overcome many obstacles
to be together. What tricks will they be using to stay together?
How can they outsmart cunning matchmaker and stubborn parents?
...

May 10, 2016

IOC put together an unusual double bill of two rarely performed operas Pigmalion by Rameau and Aleko by Rachmaninov.

Pigmalion is a timeless story of an artist who fell in love with his creation. Aleko is based on Pushkin's poem which actually was one of the sources and...

June 24, 2015

Independent Opera Company concludes it's third season with dramatic opera by Russian composer Rimskiy Korsakov.
Friday July 10th at 7:30 and Saturday July 11th at 7:30 
St. Andrews Lutheran Church 
11555 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064


Friday July 17th at 7:30 and...

January 6, 2015

Independent Opera Company continues its third season with beautiful Spanish Opera "Goyescas" by E. Granados, inspired by paintings by F. Goya. February 27 and 28 at Nolte Hall St. Andrew's Lutheran Church 11555 National Blvd. Also some famous operatic love duets from s...

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