507 Pacific Ave. Long Beach CA 90802 • Tel 562.432.5934 • Andreas Mitisek: Artistic & General Director

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Prepare for your journey through Hydrogen Jukebox with a historic tour of LA!

Take a private trip with LBO and discover some of LA's historic and iconic landmarks, complete with some special surprises for opera lovers only! Get a tour of Old Chinatown, Olvera Street (LA's first street), a walk through the historic homes of Caroll Avenue, and much more. Led by Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix, get in tune with the Angeleno culture, find opera in the most surprising spaces and view this eclectic city from a whole new perspective. This tour is five hours long with a break for lunch. The tour includes foot travel and stairs, so wear your walking shoes! Reserve your tickets online.

  • Sunday, May 3, 11AM - 4PM
  • Tour Departs from Union Station, Los Angeles
  • Hosted by humorist, chef, and author, Charles Phoenix


No waiting in line, wondering and hoping to get seats. We offer student tickets that you can purchase prior to the performance. $15 tickets can be purchased anytime online, at 562.432.5934, or at the venue 90 minutes prior to any performance. All you need is a valid student ID when you pick up your tickets at will call and you are all set So what's the rush? Get your student tickets early!

hydrogen jukebox

Philip Glass and Allen Ginsberg take us on a kaleidoscopic trip through America's counter-cultural past

Learn More. Hydrogen Jukebox is an unexpected look at America's recent past viewed through Ginsberg's lens and amplified by Glass' own interpretation of the American sound. Join us in a beautifully restored canning warehouse this May for one far-out opera experience!

lbo's summer internships

Long Beach Opera is hiring two interns for Summer 2015!  If you are a current college student who goes to school or lives in LA County, and who wants to learn all about the inner workings of a cutting edge opera company, we want to meet you!

Both internships are 10 week, paid full-time positions.

Internship #1:  Marketing Intern
The Marketing Intern will help develop an effective marketing strategy that appeals to both established and new audiences this presents a unique challenge when promoting innovative exploration of a centuries-old art form. The intern will discover that by highlighting the unconventional qualities that make LBO stand apart from other opera companies, they can engage opera aficionados and newcomers alike. LBO’s intimate staff size will allow the intern to work directly with the company’s creative leaders, and this close interaction will create a valuable learning experience for the intern.  

Send a résumé and cover letter to Managing Director Douglas Clayton.

Internship #2: Development Intern
The Development Intern will learn or expand their knowledge in database management, computer programs, planning and project management, and persuasive writing.  The intern will assist developing and implementing special events, research donors and compile information for use by development team, assist with maintenance with the donor database. Additionally, the intern will participate heavily in team building activities and event management.   

Send a résumé and cover letter to Development Director Elizabeth Kurila.