Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s new operatic opus Origin of the Alimonies centers on “a pair of divine beings whose thwarted love tears a wound from which civilization is generated, producing the Four Alimonies of the intelligible universe and the task of collective emancipation.” The ambitious project should be particularly intense when delivered by singer-vocalist composer Hunt-Hendrix’s avant-noise/experimental Brooklyn collective Liturgy, whose new “God of Love” single rains downs with sheets of metallic noise and angular shifts of sound shrouding ghostly vocals.

In the opera’s L.A. premiere, Liturgy combine with the Sonic Boom chamber orchestra to perform the work, which features choreography by Gillian Walsh and performers Jeremy Touissant-Baptiste and Kathleen Dycaico interacting amid light artist Matthew Schreiber’s design.

REDCAT, 631 W. Second St., downtown; Sat., Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m.; $22. (213) 237-2800, redcat.org.

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