Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Les Contes d'Hoffmann
 
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Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Jacques Offenbach

Hoffmann the poet falls in love with the mechanic doll Olympia in Paris, with the unhealthy singer Antonia in Munich and with Giulietta who hosts voluptuous parties in Venice. The three faces of Eve make the centre of one of the grandest operas written for the Parisian stage.

Libretto: Jules Barbier and Michel Carre
 
Conductor Frederic Chaslin 20.3, 21.3, 22.3, 24.3, 25.3, 27.3, 29.3, 31.3, 2.4
Eithan Schmeisser 28.3, 4.4, 5.5
Director Derek Gimpel
Based on a production by Harry Kupfer
Set Designer Based on Hans Schavernoch
Costume Designer      Elke Eckardt-Schrem, based on Reinhard Heinrich's design
Lighting Designer Hans Toelstede

Among the Soloists
 
Hoffmannn Gustavo Porta
Luca Lombardo 28.3
The four villans Carlo Cigni            21.3, 24.3, 27.3, 29.3, 2.4, 5.4
Vladimir Braun 20.3, 22.3, 25.3, 28.3,31.3, 4.4
Olympia / Antonia / Giulietta Lyubov Petrova 20.3, 22.3, 25.3, 28.3, 31.3, 2.4, 5.4
Talise Trevigne 21.3, 24.3, 27.3, 29.3, 4.4
Niklausse Ionut Pascu 20.3, 21.3, 24.3, 25.3, 27.3, 29.3, 2.4, 5.4
Gabriele Ribis 22.3, 28.3, 31.3, 4.4
Cochenille / Franz / Pittichinaccio    Guy Mannheim
Spalanzani / Nathanael Given Nkosi
Crespel Noah Briger

Schlemil / Hermann

Yair Polishook

Luther Oded Reich 20.3, 21.3, 24.3, 25.3, 28.3, 29.3, 31.3, 2.4, 4.4, 5.4
Sorin Semilian 22.3, 27.3
Antonia's mother Svetlana Sandler

The Israeli Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: Ethan Schmeisser
The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion
Surtitles in Hebrew and English
Translation: Israel Ouval

New Production
Sung in French
Duration: Three hours

Day                   Date                  Hour           back stage tours   Opera Talkback
* THU 20.3.14 20:00
FRI 21.3.14 13:00
SAT 22.3.14 20:00
MON 24.3.14 20:00 18:30 After the show
TUE 25.3.14 20:00 18:30 After the show
THU 27.3.14 20:00
FRI 28.3.14 13:00
SAT 29.3.14 21:00
MON 31.3.14 20:00 18:30 After the show
WED 2.4.14 20:00 18:30 After the show
FRI  4.4.14 13:00
SAT 5.4.14 21:00

* PREMIÈRE
** TOWARDS OPENING - 15.3.14 SAT 11:00 
A pre-performance lecture (in Hebrew) is held one hour before every performance. Free admission for tickets holders.

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