Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette

Conjuring the Ghosts of Versailles

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.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking:  Under the museum, $6 flat rate on weekends. Cash only. 

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

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. 

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.