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Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Opera: Work details

Composer: Jacques Offenbach
Music title: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (1881)
Librettist: Jules Barbier
Work definition: Opera fantastique in five acts
Title notes: Also known as 'The Tales of Hoffmann'
After: After the play 'Les Contes fantastiques d'Hoffmann' by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on the stories of E T A Hoffmann
Language: French
World premiere: 10 February 1881, Opéra-Comique, Paris
ROH premiere: 5 October 1910, Thomas Beecham Opera Season
ROH company premiere: 26 October 1954, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
The Tales of Hoffmann (1954) Covent Garden Opera Company (10 performances online)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann (1980) The Royal Opera (39 performances online)