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Saturday, September 3

Ford Theatres Summer Season: Abduction from the Seraglio Presented by Pacific Opera Project

Ford Theatres

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

8:00pm

With a new book and libretto in English, Pacific Opera Project (POP) presents the classic Mozart opera Abduction from the Seraglio, as a Star Trek parody. You'll recognize all your favorite characters from the original sci-fi series - humans, Vulcans, Klingons and everything in between - as they collide in Mozart's lighthearted comic opera. Explore the final frontier with a cast of 40 singers and a 27-piece orchestra. Presented for the first time under the night sky with the original cast from POP's sold-out 2014 production. - See more at: http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/1035#sthash.Yuf2ppVr.dpuf

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Thursday, September 22

Ford Theatres Summer Season: We Have to Go Back: The LOST Concert Presented by Musicians at Play

Ford Theatres

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

8:30pm

(ALSO SEPT. 23) Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino conducts the Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra, comprised of 44 world-class musicians in an evening of music and story from the iconic TV series, Lost. In celebration of the 12th Anniversary of the show's premiere, Executive Producer Carlton Cuse will host both concerts, joined by Josh Holloway on September 22 and by Damon Lindelof on September 23. Presented in association with Little Jacket Industries.

In addition to the Emmy®-winning score to Lost, composer Michael Giacchino has credits that feature some of the most popular and acclaimed film projects in recent history, including Inside Out, Jurassic World, The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, as well as his 2009 score for the Pixar hit Up which earned him an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, the BAFTA, the Broadcast Film Critics' Choice Award and two Grammy Awards.

The Musicians at Play Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that exists to change lives through the power of music by providing communities access to our musical heritage through "live" performing arts presentations and educational events.

- See more at: http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/1041#sthash.jrADJ9Nf.dpuf

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Friday, October 7

Ford Theatres Summer Season: The ICELAND Concert Presented by Overtone Industries

Ford Theatres

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

8:30pm

The ICELAND Concert is a live contemporary opera featuring a 10-piece chamber orchestra, a 12-voice choir, acclaimed Irish singer/songwriter Emmett Tinley and Los Angeles local actress/singer Cesili Williams; presented by Overtone Industries, a company that creates new myths in the form of music, theatre, and opera and whose work has been called "audaciously experimental entertainment by the Los Angeles Times. ICELAND is written and composed by Overtone's founder O-Lan Jones and Emmett Tinley. It tells an intimate love story beginning in an Icelandic airport and journeying off the map of the world as we know it, into the realm of The Hiddenfolk and the vast mythic inner landscapes of Iceland.

- See more at: http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/1047#sthash.IK6Q6FvC.dpuf

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