Les Contes d’Hoffmann


The “superb, sinister“ Tales of Hoffmann at the Dutch National Opera with “excellent soloists, the impressive John Osborn” (Theaterkrant) and “Christine Rice, a vocally and physically voluptuous Giulietta“ (bachtrack.com), “mezzosoprano Irene Roberts, who plays and sings brilliantly” (Groene Amsterdammer) and “Erwin Schrott, singing the four villains for the first time, made it look like a blast.” (bachtrack.com) “Les Contes d'Hoffmann is a parade of golden voices”. (Volkskrant) Maestro Rizzi conducted with elegance and momentum the chorus and the „excellent playing Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra”. (Volkskrant) “Spectacular” (Trouw) “This production effortlessly fascinates from start to finish.“ (Theaterkrant)

Additional Info

  • No: 752808
  • Composer: Jacques Offenbach
  • Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
  • Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Artists: John Osborn, Irene Roberts, Nina Minasyan, Christine Rice, Ermonela Jaho, Erwin Schrott, Chorus of the National Opera Rotterdam
  • Production year: 2020-03
  • Run time: 02:45:00
  • Director: Staged by Tobias Kratzer

Disc Infos

  • Subtitles: F, G, E, Ko, Jp
  • Booklet: E, G, F
  • No. of Discs: 2
  • Run time: 165 mins
  • Disc Format: DVD 9
  • Picture: NTSC
  • Audio: PCM Stereo, PCM 5.1
  • Region Code: 0 (worldwide)
  • Price Code: CME 22
  • Item No.: 753208
  • UPC No.: 814337015282
  • Release Date: 2020-03
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