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Rebroadcast: Offenbach's 'Les Contes d'Hoffman' with Burden, Cavallier and Lindsey from Seattle
Offenbach's 'Les Contes d'Hoffman' is an opéra fantastique. The French libretto was written by Jules Barbier, based on three short stories by E. T. A. Hoffmann. Hoffmann is the protagonist in the opera. Performers:
Hoffmann: William Burden.
The Villains: Nicolas Cavallier.
The Muse/Nicklausse: Kate Lindsey.
The Heroines: Norah Amsellem.
The Henchmen: Keith Jameson.
Crespel: Arthur Woodley.
Spalanzani: Steven Cole.
Antonia's Mother: Tichina Vaughn.
Schlémil: Stephen Fish.
Luther: Jonathan Silvia.
Hermann: Misha Myznikov.
Nathanaël: Eric Neuville.
Seattle Opera Orchestra and Choir. Conductor: Yves Abel.
Recorded 10 May 2014.