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Los Angeles Master Chorale

Lagrime di San Pietro

May 06

Performance Dates

  • Sat May 06 2023 7:30 PM

Venue

Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater

From visionary theater and opera director Peter Sellars comes his most personal work to date, a staging of Orlando di Lasso’s Lagrime di San Pietro (The Tears of Saint Peter). This profoundly moving Renaissance masterpiece depicts the grief and remorse of the Apostle Peter after he disavows knowledge of Jesus Christ on the day of his arrest and crucifixion. Sung by 21 a cappella singers of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Lagrime is refracted through Mr. Sellars signature contemporary lens, suggesting a powerful allegory about facing our past head-on in order to forge a more fulfilling future.

 

Imaginative staging … in an extraordinary performance of Orlando di Lasso’s a cappella masterpiece.
— Simon Williams, Opera News

 

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