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Hopelessly besotted with a flighty prima donna, the poet Hoffmann drunkenly recalls the three loves of his life: Olympia, a mechanical doll; Antonia, a sick young singer; and Giulietta, a Venetian whore who stole his reflection and his soul. Based upon the fantastical tales of the German Romantic writer E.T.A. Hoffmann, Offenbach

Creatives/Company

Music: Offenbach
Lyrics(s): Barbier, Carre
Book by: Hoffman
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Archive listings for The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann)

Work type: Opera or Operetta.

T237394971

Live cinema relay: Nov 15 2016Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Evelino Pido. Director John Schlesinger. Performer Vittorio Grigolo (Hoffmann not Nov 28/Dec 3). Performer Leonardo Capalbo (Hoffman Nov 28/Dec 3). Performer Thomas Hampson (Four Villains). Performer Sofia Fomina (Olympia). Performer Christine Rice (Giulietta). Performer Sonya Yoncheva (Antonia). Performer Kate Lindsey (Nicklausse). Performer Christophe Mortagne (Spalanzani). Performer Eric Halfvarson (Crespel). Performer Vincent Ordonneau (Four Servants). Performer Catherine Carby (Spirit of Antonia's Mother). Performer David Junghoon Kim (Nathanael). Performer Charles Rice (Hermann). Performer Yuriy Yurchuk (Schlemil). Performer Jeremy White (Luther).
7 Nov 16 to 3 Dec 16Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L1938450114

T0810528551

Sung in EnglishCompany English Touring Opera. Conductor Philip Sunderland. Director James Bonas. Design Oliver Townsend. Costume Oliver Townsend. Lighting Mark Howland. Performer Sam Furness (Hoffman). Performer Ilona Domnich.
19 Nov 15 to 21 Nov 15Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
listing details L637532463
14 Nov 15Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L029321050
10 Nov 15Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L657275924
6 Nov 15General, Cambridge :: V1230
listing details L159247288
31 Oct 15Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
listing details L0123382403
27 Oct 15Gala Theatre, Durham :: V0146218420
listing details L0131232781
23 Oct 15Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L1418888369
17 Oct 15Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L01593823521
9 Oct 15 to 10 Oct 15Britten Theatre, Inner London :: V172
listing details L01381228173

T1863373512

Producer English National Opera. Conductor Antony Walker. Director Richard Jones. Design Giles Cadle. Costume Buki Shiff. Lighting Mimi Jordan Sherin. Translation Tim Hopkins. Performer Barry Banks (Hoffmann). Performer Georgia Jarman (Olympia/Antonia/Giulietta/Stella). Performer Clive Bayley (Lindorff/Coppelius/Dapertutto/Dr Miracle). Performer Christine Rice (Muse/Nicklausse). Performer Simon Butteriss (Frantz/Pittichinaccio/Cochenille). Performer Richard Angas (Luther).
10 Feb 12 to 10 Mar 12London Coliseum, West End :: V376
listing details L0871298749

T454297681

Producer Royal Opera. Director Dan Dooner. Design William Dudley. Costume Maria Bjornson. Lighting David Hersey. Choreographer Eleanor Fazan. Director William Hobbs (fight). Performer Rolando Villazon (Hoffmann). Performer Gidon Saks (Four Villains). Performer Kristine Jepson (The Muse of Poetry/Nicklausse). Performer Ekaterina Lekhina (Olympia). Performer Vassiliki Karayanni (Olympia). Performer Christine Rice (Giulietta). Performer Katie Van Kooten (Antonia). Performer Graham Clark (Four Servants). Performer Matthew Rose (Crespel). Performer Kostas Smoriginas (Schlemil). Performer Robin Leggate (Spalanzani). Performer Ji-Min Park (Nathanael). Performer Lynton Black (Luther). Performer Changhan Lin (Hermann). Performer Gaynor Keeble (Voice of Antonia's Mother).
25 Nov 08 to 13 Dec 08Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L1378691984

T0608432400

Company Mid Wales Opera. Conductor Keith Darlington. Director Tim Hopkins. Design Anthony Baker. Lighting Robert Wallbank. Company Mid Wales Opera Chamber Orchestra. Conductor Keith Darlington.
6 Nov 08The Riverfront, Newport :: V088145899
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1 Nov 08South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, Bracknell :: V731
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30 Oct 08Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Canterbury :: V673
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14 Oct 08Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
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2 Oct 08Theatr Elli, Llanelli :: V819
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30 Sep 08The Wightman, Shrewsbury :: V106
listing details L269445627
26 Sep 08 to 27 Sep 08Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L1446304946
20 Sep 08Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L41952886
17 Sep 08Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
listing details L01904308619
11 Sep 08Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
listing details L01241344886

T1376310790

Company Knives Out.
31 Aug 07 to 2 Sep 07Arcola, Inner London :: V1422226940
listing details L1435479609

T239024094

Company Opera Nova.
26 May 05 to 28 May 05Middlesborough Theatre, Middlesborough :: V560
listing details L1290851953

T875989295

Company Leeds Youth Opera. Director Jonathan Clift. Director Michael Williamson (music).
2 Feb 05 to 5 Feb 05Civic Theatre, Leeds :: V974
listing details L08689498

T0224514913

Sung in French with English surtitles. Approx running time 3 hours 50 minutes.Producer Royal Opera. Director Richard Gregson. Design William Dudley. Costume Maria Bjornson. Lighting David Hersey. Choreographer Eleanor Fazan. Conductor Richard Hickox. Performer Rolando Villazon (Hoffman). Performer Ruxandra Donose (The Muse of Poetry/Nicklausse). Performer Willard W White (Four Villains). Performer Ekaterina Siourina (Olympia). Performer Jennifer Larmore (Giulietta). Performer Elena Kelessidi (Antonia). Performer Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (Four Servants). Performer Andrew Greenan (Crespel). Performer Brian Bannatyne-Scott (Luther). Performer Robin Leggate (Spalanzani). Performer Quentin Hayes (Hermann). Performer Andrew Kennedy (Nathanael). Performer Matthew Rose (Schlemil). Performer Elizabeth Sikora (Antonia's Mother).
22 Jan 04 to 17 Feb 04Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L557428694

T90009044

Sung in FrenchDirector Roberto Recchia. Director John Shea (music).
18 Oct 03 to 30 Oct 03The National Opera House, Wexford :: V1850998411
listing details L01992285185

T0833357664

[John Schlesinger]'s production, staged by [Richard Gregson]. Revival sponsored (2000) by The Friends of Covent Garden.Company Royal Opera. Design William Dudley. Costume Maria Bjornson. Conductor Emmanuel Villaume. Performer Marcelo Alvarez (Hoffmann). Performer Michele Pertusi (Lindorf). Performer Donnie Ray Albert (Lindorf). Performer Angela Gheorghiu (Antonia). Performer Niccia Focile (Antonia). Performer Irene Tsirakidis (Giulietta). Performer Desiree Rancatore (Olympia). Performer Jean-Paul Fouchecourt. Performer Petia Petrova. Performer Robert Tear. Performer Peter Rose. Performer Catherine Wyn-Rogers. Performer Roderick Earle. Performer Graeme Broadbent. Performer Quentin Hayes. Performer Peter Wedd. Performer Eric Garrett.
29 Sep 00 to 19 Oct 00Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L01026521733

T508782801

Company Opera Box.
17 Nov 99Epsom Playhouse, Epsom :: V699
listing details L0590307481

T01702496357

Company Opera Box. Director Brendan Wheatley. Conductor Fraser Goulding. Performer Philip Creasy (Hoffman). Performer Ann Atkinson. Performer Brendan Wheatley. Performer Kathryn Zerk. Performer Tanya Kennedy. Performer Bridgett Gill. Performer Helena Leonard. Performer Andrew Gallacher. Performer Aris Nadirian. Performer Martin Rendle. Performer Alan Rankin Crooks. Performer Stephanie Crooks.
11 Sep 99Lyceum Theatre, Crewe :: V470
listing details L176910655
15 Aug 99Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
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26 May 99Grand Theatre, Swansea :: V831
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20 Nov 98Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford :: V120
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19 Nov 98Marina Theatre, Lowestoft :: V83
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5 Nov 98Octagon Theatre, Yeovil :: V919
listing details L01407535675
31 Oct 98Capitol Horsham (formerly Horsham Arts Centre), Horsham :: V723
listing details L01019806506
8 Oct 98Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon :: V136
listing details L1838816352

T01580452493

Company Beaufort Opera. Company Wimbledon School of Art. Director Derek Carden (music). Director Peter Lehmann Bedford.
19 Jul 99 to 23 Jul 99Minack Theatre, Penzance :: V872
listing details L2019741842

T0270062347

Company Opera Box. Director Brendan Wheatley.
15 Jul 99Mint Yard Outdoor Theatre, Canterbury :: V1226
listing details L289905685
17 Apr 99Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham :: V768
listing details L0373381926
17 Apr 99Fairfield Halls, Outer London :: V295
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21 Feb 99Civic Theatre, Chelmsford :: V32
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21 Feb 99Civic Theatre, Chelmsford :: V32
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12 Feb 99 to 13 Feb 99Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton :: V918
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12 Feb 99 to 13 Feb 99Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton :: V918
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30 Jan 99Theatre Royal, Brighton :: V657
listing details L618618843
21 Jan 99 to 22 Jan 99Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L01184294905
8 Jan 99 to 9 Jan 99Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L2146306833
8 Aug 98Cannizaro Park, Outer London :: V367
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8 Aug 98Cannizaro Park, Outer London :: V367
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5 Aug 98Cannizaro Park, Outer London :: V367
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5 Aug 98Cannizaro Park, Outer London :: V367
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25 Jun 98Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
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6 Jun 98Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple :: V883
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6 Jun 98Pyrford Court, Woking :: V1215
listing details L0991525325
5 Jun 98Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
listing details L140181421
18 May 98Theatre Royal, Brighton :: V657
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T01157483328

Company Malvern Hills Opera. Director Tom Boyd. Director William Bell.
23 Jun 98 to 27 Jun 98Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L0417694792

T454789152

New production.Company English National Opera. Translation John Wells. Lighting Wolfgang Gobbel. Design Tobias Hoheisel. Director Graham Vick. Conductor Paul Daniel. Conductor William Lacey. Performer Julian Gavin. Performer Rosa Mannion. Performer Susan Parry.
24 Feb 98 to 9 Apr 98London Coliseum, West End :: V376
listing details L01596426468

T1118913268

Director Graham Vick. Conductor Paul Daniel. Design Tobias Hoheisel. Lighting Wolfgang Gobbel. Translation John Wells. Performer Julian Gavin. Performer Rosa Mannion. Performer John Tomlinson. Performer Susan Parry. Performer Andrew Forbes-Lane. Performer David Marsh. Performer Riccardo Simonetti. Performer Jean Rigby.
24 Feb 98The Coliseum, Aberdare :: V821
listing details L01576415121

Other listings

30 Apr 22Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks :: V688
listing details L612916810
1 Apr 99Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
listing details L01307284542
25 Jun 98Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
listing details L0637102270

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