2017 Season

Against The Tide!

“LBO’s 38th season offers four operas new to SoCal, stories that play against the tide of conventions. They question who we are, and who we can be. As always: "expect the unexpected."

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2016 GALA 

Surreal surprises await in the "Primeval Forest"

Saturday, November 12 | 6pm
Lagunita Pavilion of Hotel Maya, Long Beach

"The Best Arts Fundraiser of the Year"

Gala 2016
Get in on the wild and mysterious magic
Reserve your seats while they last!
Sponsorships Available

Tables starting at $2,000
Single Tickets starting at $225

Be transformed...

Broadcast of FALLUJAH

In Case You Missed LBO's World Premiere And Documentary

Watch the world premiere of LBO's Fallujah from February 2016 in a live broadcast recording from the Army National Guard armory in Long Beach.


KCET produced a documentary around and about LBO's world premiere of Fallujah. It explores how the experience of war is transformed into a work of art.



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