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Featuring a mesmerizing score by Philip Glass that is filled with driving rhythms and powerful choral harmonies, Akhnaten comes to Los Angeles in a visually striking all-new production by renowned director Phelim McDermott. The LA Opera Orchestra is led by the brilliant young conductor Matthew Aucoin, LA Opera's new Artist in Residence.
In ancient Egypt, Akhnaten ascends to the throne with his bride Nefertiti and a bold vision that abandons the worship of many gods for just one: the Sun God. His attempt to alter the course of history with a single revolutionary idea is told with spellbinding music in a dazzling production bursting with unparalleled theatricality. Don’t miss the LA Opera premiere of a contemporary masterpiece.
"A gloriously colored eye-catching affair" - The Guardian