LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN/F2-EP001-01/06/2020
A masterpiece by Jacques Offenbach, this fantasy opera in five acts is set around three different stories of broken love. Told by Hoffmann himself, narrator and hero, the tales paint the portraits of three female characters: Olympia the automaton, Antonia the dying singer and Giuletta the courtesan.
Music: Jacques Offenbach, libretto by Jules Barbier
By the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Musical direction: Jacques Lacombe
Stage direction: Jean-Louis Grinda
Cast: Juan Diego Flórez (Hoffmann), Olga Peretyatko (Olympia, Antonia, Giuletta, Stella), Nicolas Courjal (Lindorf, Coppélius, Dr Miracle, Dapertutto), Sophie Marilley (Nicklausse)
Directed by: Stéphan Aubé (France, 2018)