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Feature July 2023

Go West, Light Opera

Los Angeles Civic Light Opera presented “Light Opera in the Grand Manner” for fifty years.

By Martha Hartman

Conductor Louis Adrian paces John Reardon and Patrice Munsel in a LACLO Song of Norway rehearsal, 1962

Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA


Martha Hartman is a writer based in London.