The Royal Opera’s ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ opens at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 7 November

The Royal Opera House Presents


Jacques Offenbach

7, 11, 15, 18, 21, 24, 28 November and 3 December at 6.30pm

Tickets: £9–£175

The Royal Opera presents a revival of Les Contes d’Hoffmann, the first opera production by the late film and stage director John Schlesinger, which had its premiere in 1980.

John Schlesinger also directed Der Rosenkavalier for The Royal Opera.

His production of Offenbach’s final masterpiece sets Hoffmann’s fantastical tales in the late 19th century, at the time at which Offenbach was writing his opera.

              Italian conductor Evelino Pidò conducts a cast including Italian tenor Vittorio Grigòlo as Hoffmann (with American tenor Leonardo Capalbo taking the role on 28 November and 3 December)American baritone Thomas Hampson as the four villainsRussian soprano Sofia Fomina as OlympiaEnglish mezzo-soprano Christine Rice as Giulietta, Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Antonia and American mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey as Nicklausse/the Muse of Poetry.

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