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 Offer,Corigliano, J: The Ghosts of Versailles

Victoria Livengood (Woman with Hat), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Louis XVI), Scott Scully (Marquis), Christopher Maltman (Beaumarchais), Patricia Racette (Marie Antoinette), Lucas Meachem (Figaro), Lucy Schaufer (Susanna), Joshua Guerrero (Count Almaviva), Guanqun Yu (Rosina), Renée Rapier (Cherubino),...

Christopher Maltman [is] solidly incisive as Beaumarchais, Robert Brubaker [is] vigorous as the villain Bégearss, and Broadway’s Patti LuPone [is] in for a colourful bit as the Turkish singer... More…

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Contents

Corigliano, J: The Ghosts of Versailles

Work length2:35:17
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  • Omar Crook (tenor), Victoria Livengood (mezzo-soprano), Kristinn Sigmundsson (bass), Scott Scully (tenor), Young Park So (soprano), Vanessa Becerra (soprano), Peabody Southwell (mezzo-soprano), Summer Hassan (soprano), Lacey Jo Benter (mezzo-soprano), Frederick Ballentine (tenor), Patrick Blackwell (bass-baritone), Christopher Maltman (baritone), Patricia Racette (soprano), Lucas Meachem (baritone), Lucy Schaufer (mezzo-soprano), Joshua Guerrero (tenor), Joel Sorensen (tenor), Robert Brubaker (tenor), Stacey Tappan (soprano), Guanqun Yu (soprano), Renée Rapier (mezzo-soprano), Philip Cokorinos (bass-baritone), Brenton Ryan (tenor), Museop Kim (baritone), Gregory Geiger (baritone), Patti LuPone (soprano)
  • Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Opera Chorus
  • James Conlon
  • Recorded: February and March 2015
  • Recording Venue: Live Recording, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music Center, Los Angeles, California, United States

Act I: Prologue: Mon coursier hors d'haleine (Woman with Hat, Louis XVI, Marquis, Gossips, Aristocrats)

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Act I: All-powerful Queen of Beauty and ruler of my willing heart (Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette)

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Act I: Aria: They are always with me: the unbounded waiting, the odor of blood on steel, the terrible sound (Marie Antoinette)

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Act I: My wife was always hard to please (Louis XVI, Aristocrats, Woman with Hat, Marquis, Gossips, Beaumarchais)

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Act I: Oh no. Here we go again!! (Chorus, Figaro, Susanna, Almaviva, Aristocrats)

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Act I: Prologue: They wish they could kill me (Figaro, Marie Antoinette, Woman with Hat, Aristocrats)

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Act I: Bravo, Beaumarchais! Brilliant! - Then why are you weeping, your Majesty? (Louis XVI, Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette, Aristocrats)

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Act I: Magic! It is Paris, the autumn of '93 (Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI, Almaviva)

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Act I: And with the one million pounds, grant Her Majesty a safe refuge in the New World (Almaviva, Figaro, Susanna, Louis XVI, Wilhelm)

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Act I: Fool! Idiot! Moron! You forgot where Almaviva plans to sell the jewels? (Begearss, Wilhelm, Aristocrats, Marie Antoinette)

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Act I: Recitative: I can't wait to betray Almaviva (Begearss, Florestine)

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Act I: Aria: Oh, the lion may roar and the eagle may soar. (Begearss)

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Act I: I remember, Master, I remember! (Wilhelm, Begearss, Susanna, Figaro, Aristocrats, Woman with Hat)

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Act I: Poor Florestine, I pity her. (Marie Antoinette, Beaumarchais, Louis XVI, Aristocrats)

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Act I: New Scene: Rosina's boudoir. They say New York is a lively town (Beaumarchais, Louis XVI, Begearss, Rosina, Almaviva)

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Act I: Now we go back in time - Cherubino, Cherubino (Rosina, Beaumarchais, Cherubino)

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Act I: Duet: Look at the green here in the glade (Beaumarchais, Rosina, Cherubino, Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI)

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Act I: No. I've had enough. I see what's happening here (Louis XVI, Beaumarchais, Woman with Hat, Aristocrats, Marie Antoinette, Marquis, Chorus)

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Act I: Finale: Selamunaleykum, (Welcome!) (Pasha, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Leon, Florestine, Almaviva, Rosina, Susanna, Marquis, Beaumarchais, Begearss)

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Act I: Finale: His Excellency, the English Ambassador (Page, English Ambassador, Almaviva, Pasha)

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Act I: Finale: I am in a valley and you are in a valley (Samira, Pasha)

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Act I: Finale: Ya omri. Limatha hajartani? (Samira, Figaro, Chorus)

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Act I: Finale: Tafaddaloo marhabun bikoom - Shall we? (Figaro, Chorus, Almaviva, English Ambassador, Begearss, Wilhelm, Marie Antoinette, Aristocrats, Florestine, Rosina, Susanna)

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Act II: Hurry, hurry… It's late! The second act is beginning! (Beaumarchais, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Almaviva, Marquis, Susanna, Florestine, Woman with Hat, Rosina)

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Act II: Watch. Now Figaro comes back (Beaumarchais, Louis XVI, Almaviva, Susanna, Figaro, Marie Antoinette, Florestine, Rosina, Woman with Hat, Marquis)

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Act II: Wait!… Figaro was supposed to return the necklace (Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI, Woman with Hat, Marquis

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Act II: Damn that Figaro. He's your husband (Almaviva, Marquis, Susanna, Woman with Hat, Marie Antoinette, Florestine, Rosina)

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Act II: Duet: As summer brings a wistful breeze (Susanna, Rosina, Marie Antoinette, Leon)

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Act II: And now I must go - Bless you, Madam, bless you (Rosina, Susanna, Figaro, Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette)

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Act II: What is happening? (Susanna, Marie Antoinette, Figaro, Chorus)

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Act II: Antoinette, we want your head! - Order! Order! (Chorus, Beaumarchais)

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Act II: Marie Antoinette of Lorraine and Austria (Marie Antoinette, Chorus, Beaumarchais, Figaro)

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Act II: Monarchy. Revolution. It's all the same to me - Women of Paris, listen! (Begearss, Chorus)

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Act II: Welcome, Madeleine, welcome (Rosina, Aristocrats, Almaviva, Florestine, Bishop, Leon)

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Act II: Quartet: Remember the chestnut trees in the gardens of the Tuileries? (Leon, Florestine, Almaviva, Rosina)

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Act II: I hope I'm not too late for your party (Begearss, Almaviva, Aristocrats, Rosina, Leon, Florestine, Chorus, Figaro, Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI, Wilhelm, Susanna)

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Act II: Interlude

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Act II: I am very well, my dear Marquis (Duchess, Aristocrats, Marquis, Wilhelm, Chorus, Rosina, Florestine, Susanna, Leon, Almaviva)

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Act II: Quintet: O God of love, O Lord of light (Almaviva, Rosina, Florestine, Leon, Susanna, Marie Antoinette)

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Act II: We are finished - Farewell, my faithful friend (Susanna, Rosina, Florestine, Leon, Almaviva, Figaro, Duchess, Beaumarchais, Wilhelm)

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Act II: Look, her breathing is diminished (Florestine, Rosina, Almaviva, Beaumarchais, Figaro, Leon, Wilhelm, Susanna, Begearss, Duchess, Chorus)

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Act II: Goodbye, Figaro. Goodbye, Beaumarchais (Beaumarchais, Marie Antoinette)

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Act II: Aria : No, Beaumarchais. It is as it should have been. Once there was a golden bird (Marie Antoinette, Beaumarchais)

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Act II: Come, Antonia (Beaumarchais, Chorus)

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