Saturday 25th January 2014 at 20h30

Les Contes d’Hoffmann

«Opéra fantastique»

by Jacques Offenbach


«Opéra fantastique»  by Jacques OffenbachFollowing on from The Barber of Seville by Rossini last season, the ‘Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Musique, de Danse et d’Art dramatique Perpignan Méditerranée’ continues its collaboration with the Théâtre de l’ Etang and the festival lyrique de Lamalou-les-Bains to bring you this posthumous opera by Jacques Offenbach, Les Contes d’ Hoffmann.

Hoffmann, both narrator and protagonist, tells three stories to his companions. Each story illustrates a facet of his stormy relationship with singer Stella. The stories are about Olympia, a mechanical doll, Antonia , a singer who sings herself to death, and Giulietta, a courtesan who steals the reflection of others.

Olympia and The Voice : Karine GOSSART ( coloratura soprano )
Giulietta and Antonia: Chrystelle DI MARCO (soprano)
Nicklause and Mother : Amanda Perret (mezzo -soprano )
Hoffmann : Jean GOYETCHE (tenor)
Lindorf, Coppelius, Dapertutto and Miracle : Patrice BERGER ( baritone )
Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, Pittichinaccio : Philippe NONCLE  (tenor)

Choir and  ‘orchestre du festival lyrique’ from Lamalou-les-bains’

Duration: 3 hours with intermission
Admission : 27 € and 32 €

Théâtre de l’Etang
6 Allée des Arts & Lettres
66240 St-Estève

Reservations: 04 68 38 34 95


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