ROH Live: Les Contes d'Hoffmann Cert. 12A Picture house at FACT

  • Running time235 minutes
  • GenreOpera

The Royal Opera's lavish production of
Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of
Hoffmann), Offenbach's masterpiece, is
a favourite with audiences. Created by
Academy Award-winning film director
John Schlesinger, this production brings
alive a 19th-century world of romance,
comedy, mystery and menace.
At the centre of these extraordinary tales of
clockwork dolls, magical glasses, ghostly voices
and sensual courtesans is the vivid imagination
of the drunken Romantic poet Hoffmann.
Charismatic young tenor Vittorio Grigolo is
Hoffmann – compelled to tell the story of his
lovers who, he believes, have all been stolen
by a succession of arch villains. Superb baritone
Thomas Hampson performs all four villains.
The music includes the famous ‘Barcarolle’
and the stunning showpiece numbers are
perfect vehicles for the vocal virtuosity of
Sofia Fomina as the clockwork doll Olympia,
Christine Rice as the courtesan Giulietta,
and Sonya Yoncheva as Hoffmann's last
love Antonia.

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Next shows are as follows
Tuesday 15 Nov 2016
  • 18:15

    Tue, 15 Nov 18:15

    Showing in: Screen 2

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