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Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Lopez-Cobos, Schicoff, Terfel [2 DVD]

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>Offenbach, Jacques : Les contes d'Hoffmann
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

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Three stories of passionate affairs, lost loves and the illusions of an artist! Hoffman, a musician and poet, recounts his love for the automaton Olympia, the singer Antonia and the courtesan Giulietta. Arthaus Musik presents a DVD of Robert Carsen's celebrated staging of 'Les contes d'Hoffmann' at the Opéra Bastille. The award-winning Canadian is one of the foremost opera directors of today, well known for his exquisitely crafted productions and the classic beauty of his opera interpretations. He first produced 'Les contes d'Hoffmann' for the Opéra de Paris in March 2000, and because of its great success, this production returned to the stage in October 2002, when this DVD was recorded.

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Run Time: 173 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese



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>Offenbach, Jacques : Les contes d'Hoffmann
  • Performers: Alain Vernhes (Bass); Béatrice Uria-Monzon (Soprano); Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone); Ruth Swenson (Soprano); Nigel Smith (Bass); Neil Shicoff (Tenor); Michel Sénéchal (Tenor); Josep Ribot (Bass); Désirée Rancatore (Soprano); Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano); Jean-Luc Maurette (Tenor); Christian Jean (Tenor); Nora Gubisch (Soprano); Bambi Floquet (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos
  • Ensemble: Paris National Opera Chorus
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1881