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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Your contributions give opera access to 6,000+ students every year, sponsor adventurous opera in unconventional spaces and always bring the “unexpected” that you love. Join or re-join the LBO Visionary Program! Thank you for your generosity!



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.



Become a LBO Volunteer

LBO is currently seeking volunteers for the 2016/17 season and other special opera-related events. Positions include: ushers, host/hostess, program distributors, box office, survey collectors, etc. Click here and sign up to be a volunteer today!

Housing for artists needed

We are in need of host-housing for our 2016 season productions!  For more info, please send an email to production with the subject: 2016 Season Host Housing. 

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