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OFFENBACH, J.: Contes D'Hoffmann (Les) (Paris National Opera, 2002) (PAL)



OFFENBACH, J.: Contes D'Hoffmann (Les) (Paris National Opera, 2002) (PAL)

Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Jacques Offenbach

Conductor: Jesus Lopez Cobos
Stage Director: Robert Carsen


Picture Format: 16:9 anamorph
Sound Format: LPCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 173 Mins
Region Code: PAL All
Booklet Languages: GB, F, D
Recording Date: October 2002

A vibrant and dazzling production from the Opera National de Paris' 2002 season. Robert Carsen brings his Contes bang up to date with an enviable cast including Neil Shicoff, who has performed the role of Hoffmann internationally, and Bryn Terfel.

"Shicoff, sounding uncannily like Domingo in voice and accent, is a sensitive and ardent Hoffmann"


Hoffmann Neil Shicoff
La Muse/Nicklausse Susanne Mentzer
Lindorf, Coppelius Bryn Terfel
Dr. Miracle Dapertutto
Andres, Cochenille Michel Senechal
Frantz Pitichinaccio
Olympia Desiree Rancatore
Antonia Ruth Ann Swenson
Giulietta Beatrice Uria-Monzon
La Voix Nora Gubisch
Nathanael Jean-Luc Maurette
Spalanzani Christian Jean
Hermann Josep Miquel Ribot
Schlemil Nigel Smith
Luther, Crespel Alain Vernhes
Stella Bambi Floquet

Offenbach, Jacques

López-Cobos, Jesús

Paris National Opera Orchestra

Paris National Opera Chorus

Floquet, Bambi; Gubisch, Nora; Jean, Christian; Maurette, Jean-Luc; Mentzer, Susanne; Rancatore, Desiree; Ribot, Josep Miquel; Sénéchal, Michel; Shicoff, Neil; Smith, Nigel; Swenson, Ruth Ann; Terfel, Bryn; Uria-Monzon, Béatrice; Vernhes, Alain


Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: DV-OPLCDH

Barcode: 5450270008438

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Release Date: 06/2004

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