Hoffmanns Erzählungen (Komische Oper Berlin)
  • Hoffmanns Erzählungen (Komische Oper Berlin)
  • Hoffmanns Erzählungen (Komische Oper Berlin)

Hoffmanns Erzählungen (Komische Oper Berlin)

     
 

Austrian theater director Walter Felsenstein built a unique reputation for himself, during the 1960s and early 1970s, by restaging traditional operatic works for film cameras, and shooting the productions on closed sets. He filmed the production featured in this release, Jacques Offenbach's Hoffmanns Erzählungen, at the DEFA Babelsberg Studios in 1970. It starsSee more details below

Overview

Austrian theater director Walter Felsenstein built a unique reputation for himself, during the 1960s and early 1970s, by restaging traditional operatic works for film cameras, and shooting the productions on closed sets. He filmed the production featured in this release, Jacques Offenbach's Hoffmanns Erzählungen, at the DEFA Babelsberg Studios in 1970. It stars Hanns Nocker as Hoffmann; Melitta Muszely in qsuadruple roles as Antonia, Giulietta, Olympia and Stella; and Rudolf Asmus as Doktor Mirakel, Lindorf, Coppélius and Kapitän Dapertutto. The Chorus of the Komische Oper Berlin and The Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin provide added musical accompaniment.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/17/2009
UPC:
0807280128994
Original Release:
1970
Source:
Arthaus Musik
Region Code:
0
Time:
2:11:00
Sales rank:
58,739

Special Features

"The Tales of Hoffman"-1958 newsreel footage; Scenes introductions from the script with a picture gallery

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