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Author Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.

Title Les contes d'Hoffmann [videorecording] : opéra fantastique en trois actes, un prologue et un épilogue / de Jacques Offenbach ; livret de Jules Barbier, d'après le drame de Jules Barbier et Michel Carré ; une coproduction Opéra national de Paris, François Roussillon et associés, avec la participation de France 3.

Imprint Ratingen : TDK, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B OFFE CH L80DVD    In Transit
Description 2 videodiscs (173 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Aspect ratio 16:9.
Program notes and synopsis in English in container.
Credits Stage director, Robert Carsen; staging and costumes, Michel Levine; choreography, Philippe Giraudeau; lighting, Jean Kalman; dramaturgy, Ian Burton; directed for TV and video by François Roussillon.
Performer Neil Shicoff (Hoffmann) ; Bryn Terfel (Lindorf/Coppélius/Dr. Miracle/Dapertutto) ; Susanne Mentzer (La Muse/Nicklausse) ; Désirée Rancatore (Olympia) ; Ruth Ann Swenson (Antonia) ; Béatrice Uria-Monzon (Giulietta) ; Michel Sénéchal (Andrès/Cochenille/Frantz/Pitichinaccio) ; supporting soloists ; Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris ; Jésus-Cópez-Cobos, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance Oct. 4 and 9, 2002, Opéra national de Paris-Bastille.
System Details DVD-9 (disc 1), DVD-5 (disc 2); soundtracks in Dolby digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 and PCM stereo.
Language Sung in French; subtitles in English, French, Italian and Spanish.
Subject Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822 -- Drama.
Operas.
Added Author Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist.
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist.
Shicoff, Neil. Performer.
Terfel, Bryn. Performer.
Mentzer, Susanne. Performer.
Rancatore, Desirée. Performer.
Swenson, Ruth Ann. Performer.
Uria-Monzon, Béatrice. Performer.
Sénéchal, Michel. Performer.
López Cobos, Jesús. Conductor.
Carsen, Robert.
Levine, Michel.
Giraudeau, Philippe.
Kalman, Jean.
Burton, Ian. 1935-
Roussillon, François.
Opéra Bastille. Performer.
TDK Mediactive (Firm)
Société nationale de programme France-Régions.
Standard No. 824121000820
Music No. DVUS-OPLCDH TDK

 
    
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