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Music & Performance

Conjuring the Ghosts of Versailles

Sunday Feb 1, 2015 2:00 PM This is a past program

Co-presented with the Los Angeles Opera

More than two decades after The Ghosts of Versailles had its spectacular premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, the composer John Corigliano and current director Darko Tresnjak discuss the opera in a conversation led by LA Opera president and CEO Christopher Koelsch.

In conjunction with Figaro Unbound, a citywide celebration exploring the lasting legacy of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais’ freethinking barber.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA. 

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members. 

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