About the Event
Seize this opportunity at the beautiful Sydney Opera House in Sydney to experience the breathtaking opear performance of Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann Les contes d'Hoffmann.
Sung in French with English surtitles.
Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House hosts performances from many genres in Sydney, Australia. One of the 20th Century's most famous and distinctive structures, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Opera House was designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon as a multiple performance venue. The complex hosts more than 1.2 million people annually with a season of 1,500 performances. Performers include international and local guest artists, and three resident companies: the Sydney Theatre Company, Opera Australia, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann)
“Les contes d’Hoffmann” is a fantastique opera written by Jacques Offenbach. In specific, the libretto is based on three short stories by E.T.A Hoffmann, who is the main character of the play. The composition was the last work of the French composer who died before the premiere.
- Offenbach, Jacques – The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann)
Cast / Production
CONDUCTOR: Andrea Battistoni
DIRECTOR: Damiano Michieletto
SET DESIGNER: Paolo Fantin
COSTUME DESIGNER: Carla Teti
LIGHTING DESIGNER. Alessandro Carletti
PROJECTION DESIGNER: Vandal
CHOREOGRAPHER: Chiara Vecchi
HOFFMANN: Iván Ayón Rivas
OLYMPIA/ANTONIA/GUILIETTA/STELLA: Jessica Pratt
COPPELIUS/DAPERTUTTO/DR MIRACLE/LINDORF: Marko Mimica
NICKLAUSSE: Agnes Sarkis
ANTONIA'S MOTHER: Jennifer Black
SPALANZANI: Iain Henderson
CRESPEL: David Parkin
NATHANAËL: Tomas Dalton
HERMANN: Luke Gabbedy
FRANTZ/ANDRES/CONCHENILLE/PITTICHINACCIO: Benjamin Rasheed
SCHLÉMIL: Richard Anderson
THE MUSE: Sian Sharp
LUTHER: Richard Anderson
LA HARPE: Anthony Mackey
Opera Australia Chorus
Opera Australia Orchestra