Category: Stories

Director Selects: Classical

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  36 hours ago

While so many things changed during the pandemic, one thing didn’t: our outstanding classical series brought to you in an acoustically superior environment.

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The Soraya Is World Travel Just A Few Miles From Home

   The Soraya Stage   posted:  8 days ago

This year, we're rolling out the new, ongoing Signature Series – 17 performances that convey the very soul of The Soraya’s programming mission to produce and present diverse, unexpected, thought-provoking,...

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‘Rivers of Sound’: From the Euphrates to The Soraya

   Kirk Silsbee   posted:  3 months ago

Composer Amir ElSaffar, the innovative jazz trumpeter and director of the Rivers of Sound Orchestra, is calling his new work “a sonic embrace.” ElSaffar penned the expression to describe “Emergence,”...

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Accessing the Eternal Through Dance

   Karen Greenspan   posted:  3 months ago

Ragamala Dance Company, a family affair, has its artistic roots in the South Indian dance form, Bharatanatyam, renowned as the oldest classical dance tradition in India.

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Martha Graham’s ode to nature ‘Canticle,’ re-imagined for 21st Century

   Debra Levine   posted:  4 months ago

When Martha Graham premiered a new, full-company work with a poetic title, “Canticle for Innocent Comedians,” it was the Spring of 1952.

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Director Selects: Bach by Beltrami

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  4 months ago

We are so fortunate to live in Los Angeles where scores of top-shelf musicians live and work.

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Bridging the Dance Gap with Ballet BC

   Debra Levine   posted:  4 months ago

When the effervescent contemporary ballet troupe Ballet BC last appeared at The Soraya, it was indeed “BC”—Before Covid.

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We're back!On February 5, The Soraya will resume regularly scheduled performances. 

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  5 months ago

Our brief hiatus, consistent with CSUN and L.A. County public health measures, helped to keep safe our artists, audiences, and employees, while importantly respecting the extraordinary burden on hospitals and...

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An Update from the Executive and Artistic Director

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  6 months ago

When we re-opened The Soraya in October, I had only two wishes: that we would do so safely, and that we would never need to shut the doors again.

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Time Traveling with Martha Graham, at The Soraya

   Debra Levine   posted:  8 months ago

When Martha Graham placed a single bare foot—famously small, her feet had enviable high arches—on the stage of New York’s 48th Street Theater in her 1926 debut as an independent...

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