Les contes d'Hoffmann • La Scala Milan

Les Contes d’Hoffmann • Jacques Offenbach • from 15 to 31 March 2023

Jacques Offenbach‘s opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann is divided into 5 acts. The three short stories The Sandman, Rat Krespel and The Story of the Lost Mirror Image from The Adventures of New Year’s Eve by E. T. A. Hoffmann formed the basis for the libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré. The opera The Tales of Hoffmann premiered in Paris in 1881. It was the second opera by Offenbach, who normally wrote operettas. Jacques Offenbach died before the opera was completed. Later Ernest Guiraud completed the opera.

Teatro alla Scala New Production

Opera fantastique in a prologue, three acts and a epilogue Libretto by Jules Barbier Teatro alla Scala New Production Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus Conductor • Frédéric Chaslin Staging • Davide Livermore Sets • Giò Forma Costumes • Gianluca Falaschi Lights • Antonio Castro Video • D-Wok


Olympia • Federica Guida Giulietta • Francesca Di Sauro Antonia/Stella • Eleonora Buratto Hoffmann • Vittorio Grigolo Lindorf/Coppelius/Dottor Miracle/Dapertutto • Ildar Abdrazakov Nicklausse/La Muse • Marina Viotti Luther/Crespel • Hugo Laporte Andrés/Cochenille/Frantz/Pitichinacchio • François Piolino Hermann/Schlemil • Alfonso Antoniozzi Spalanzani/Nathanael • Yann Beuron