LA Opera: John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles
Airs Saturday, August 15, at 12 noon. This week from the LA Opera they conclude their Figaro Unbound series with a performance of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles conducted by James Conlon and directed by Darko Tresnjack. This production stars Victoria Livengood as the Woman with Hat, Kristinn Sigmendsson as Louis XVI, Scott Scully as the Marquis, Patricia Racette as Marie Antoinette, and special guest artist Patti Lapone as Samira. The performance also features Lucas Meachem as Figaro, Lucy Schaufer as Susana, Joshua Guerrero as Count Almaviva, Guanqun Yu as Rosina, Stacey Tappan as Florestine, and Robert Brubaker as Begearss, with Joel Sorensen, Renee Rapier, Philip Cocorinos, and Museop Kim. Duff Murphy will host.