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Long Beach Opera announced its 2014 season yesterday, packed with pretty much the usual amount of goodies.

Here it is:

QUEENIE PIE by Duke Ellington
Sat. Jan. 25 @ 8pm, Sat. Feb. 1 @ 8pm,
Sun. Feb. 2 @ 2pm
Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro

THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER by John Adams
Sun. Mar. 16 @ 7pm
Sat. Mar. 22 @ 2pm
Terrace Theater, Long Beach

AN AMERICAN SOLDIER’S TALE by Igor Stravinsky (Vonnegut)
A FIDDLER’S TALE by Wynton Marsalis
Sun. May 4 @ 7pm
Sat. May 10 @ 2pm
Center Theater, Long Beach

THE DIFFICULTY OF CROSSING A FIELD
by David Lang
Sun. June 22 @ 7pm, Sat. June 28 @ 8pm
Sun. June 29 @ 2pm
Terrace Theater, Long Beach

Also just announced, an addition to this season:

KING GESAR by Peter Lieberson
Sat. Sept. 7 2013 @ 8pm, Sat. Sept. 14 2013 @ 8pm
Sun. Sept. 15 2013 @ 8pm
On the sand, Long Beach

“Klinghoffer” is something of a coup for LBO. L.A. Opera was supposed to do it (they were a co-commissioner), but backed out after the controversy.

photo: Long Beach, c. 1908. Click on for larger view.

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