Afternoon at the Opera

Tales of Hoffmann

The Vienna State Opera performing Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann.

The Vienna State Opera

Description of Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann from the Vienna State Opera's website:

"Love makes you blind, art makes you free - this is how Hoffmann could sum up his own life" says conductor Frédéric Chaslin about the opera Tales of Hoffmann. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the genius composer Jacques Offenbach, the Vienna State Opera brings his most famous masterpiece back on stage: a psychologically multilayered panopticon in the masterly and skilfully surreal production of Andrej Serban. Olga Peretyatko takes over the three females leads: Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta, while Dmitry Korchak sings the title role.