Wednesday, June 5, 2013

REVIEW: The Tales of Hoffmann by Opera Hong Kong

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre, Friday May 24


Amidst my busy schedule, I was able to write a review for Time-Out HK. Click here.

Music by Jacques Offenbach
Libretto by Jules Barbier
Opera in 3 Acts with Prologue and Epilogue
1st performed in Paris, at the Opéra Comique, on 10 February 1881
A production of Opéra de Monte-Carlo

Hong Kong Sinfonietta
Opera Hong Kong Chorus

Creative Team:
Producer: Warren Mok
Director: Jean-Louis Grinda
Conductor: Emmanuel Joel-Hornak
Set and lighting designer: Laurent Castaingt
Costume designer: David Belugou
Choreography: Eugènie Andrin
Assistant Director: Jean-Philippe Corre

Cast includes:
Hoffmann: Luca Lombardo
Antonia / Guilietta / Stella: Sinéad Mulhern
Lindorf / Coppelius / Dr Miracle / Dapertutto: Nicolas Cavallier
Olympia: Isabelle Philippe
Nicklausse / La Muse de la poésie: Aurhelia Varak
Andres / Cochenille / Frantz / Pittichinacio: Frankie Liu
Luther / Crespel: Sammy Chien
Spalanzani: Chen Yong
La voix de la mère d'Antonia: Carol Lin
Schlemil: Albert Lim
Nathanael: Christopher Leung
Hermann: Bryan Woo

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