Patricia Racette on coming out, Trump, nudity and the demands of ‘Salome’

Soprano Patricia Racette, star of the Los Angeles Opera's upcoming production of "Salome," at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Soprano Patricia Racette, star of the Los Angeles Opera’s upcoming production of “Salome,” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)