Steve Reich

L.A. Opera wins two Grammys for 'Ghosts of Versailles'

L.A. Opera wins two Grammys for 'Ghosts of Versailles'

When Los Angeles Opera took its curtain call Sunday at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the usual applause grew to a roar at the appearance onstage of two shiny guests stars: Grammy Awards that the company had just won. 

The company’s 2015 production of composer John Corigliano and librettist William M. Hoffman’s “The Ghosts of Versailles” won Grammys for opera recording and engineered classical album. The former went to a team that included conductor James Conlon; performers Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer and Guanqun Yu; and producer Blanton Alspaugh. The latter honored engineers Mark Donahue, Fred Vogler &...

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