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Behind the Curtain #52: Tosca

This edition of the Behind The Curtain podcast is hosted by Classical KUSC's Brian Lauritzen and features Tony Award-winning director John Caird discussing his work with Puccini's Tosca for LA Opera.

LA Opera: May 22, 2013

Brian Lauritzen is joined by "Tosca" director John Caird. Best known for his work in the theatre, Mr. Caird is best known for directing the original West End production of "Les Miserables" and an adaptation of Dickens' "Nicholas Nickleby" for the Royal Shakespeare Company. They talk about the difference between directing opera and directing for the stage, his vision for the new-to-Los Angeles production of "Tosca," and working with LA Opera General Director Placido Domingo.