New Production Premiere Gala

December 3, 2009

Les Contes d’Hoffmann

You are invited to the gala premiere of the Met’s highly anticipated new production of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann on Thursday, December 3, 2009.  Conducted by James Levine and directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, the Met’s exciting new staging stars Joseph Calleja in the title role, with Anna Netrebko as Antonia and Alan Held portraying the four villains.

The festivities will begin with cocktails and a black tie dinner at 6:00 pm on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier, followed by the performance at 8:00 pm.  Dessert and champagne will be served during the intermission.

Gala Committee tickets begin at $1,750 and include the pre-performance cocktail reception and dinner, a preferred seat in the Orchestra or Grand Tier for the performance, and a listing in the Gala dinner program. 

Gala Committee tickets for the performance only are available at $750 and include an Orchestra or Grand Tier seat and a listing in the Gala dinner program.

For more information, please call the Box Office at 212-362-6000.

View and print the Les Contes d’Hoffmann Gala invitation 

View and print the Les Contes d’Hoffmann Gala reply form 

Production a gift of the Hermione Foundation and the Gramma Fisher Foundation, Marshalltown, Iowa

Additional funding from Mr. and Mrs. William R. Miller