L.A. Phil to Premiere Lost Shostakovich Stage Work

“The surviving prologue of [Orango,] an unfinished, long-lost opera by Dmitri Shostakovich[,] will have its world premiere in December 2011 in a semi-staged production at Walt Disney Concert Hall, capping a multi-year process of musical sleuthing and improbable discoveries that’s nearly as eye-opening as the work’s bizarre subject matter.”

Source: Los Angeles Times 11/18/10