LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Conlon has extended his contract as music director of the Los Angeles Opera through the 2017-18 season.
The 62-year-old's new deal was announced Wednesday. He was hired in 2004 to start with the 2006-07 season, and he extended previously in 2007 and 2010. His current agreement ran through the 2012-13 season.
Conlon has conducted 18 company premieres, 33 different operas at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and 190 main stage performances with the LA Opera.
He also has been music director of the Ravinia Festival outside Chicago since 2005 and of the Cincinnati May Festival since 1979.
S.C. Woman Outdraws, Outshoots, And Kills CraigsList Robber - Bearing Arms - Guns Saving Lives, South Carolina
'More white Christian terrorism?' Tweeters profile perp in reported Planned Parenthood shooting
Reports: Active shooter barricaded in Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, firing at cops; Update: Cops confronting shooter inside the building
Dr. Mark Skousen - When Will the Market Doomsayers and Permabears Be Right?
Millennials’ New American Dream | Human Events
The Myth of "4 Million Conservative Voters Stayed Home in 2012" | RedState
Leah Barkoukis - Unreal: Anti-Gun DC Police Chief Urges Public to ‘Take Down’ Active Gunman If Possible