Les Contes d’Hoffmann
a beautiful mechanical doll, an irresistible courtesan, and a visit from beyond the grave ... are these things real, or are they just the tales of Hoffmann?
An opera in three acts, with a prologue and epilogue; sung in French. Music by Jacques Offenbach; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Included in the 2009-10 season of HD Live in Schools.