Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Opera National de Paris)

Overview

This performance of Jacques Offenbach's opera Contes d'Hoffmann was recorded at the Opera National de Paris in 2002, and features Neil Shicoff in the title role, with vocalists such as Bryn Terfel, Susanne Mentzer, Desiree Rancatore, and Ruth Ann Swenson in the supporting cast. ~ Cammila Collar
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Overview

This performance of Jacques Offenbach's opera Contes d'Hoffmann was recorded at the Opera National de Paris in 2002, and features Neil Shicoff in the title role, with vocalists such as Bryn Terfel, Susanne Mentzer, Desiree Rancatore, and Ruth Ann Swenson in the supporting cast. ~ Cammila Collar
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/26/2010
  • UPC: 807280702798
  • Original Release: 2002
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo / DTS
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:53:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 63,714

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Neil Shicoff Hoffmann
Bryn Terfel Lindorf / Coppélius / Dr. Miracle / Depertutto
Susanne Mentez La Muse / Nicklausse
Desiree Rancatore Olympia
Ruth Ann Swenson Antonia
Béatrice Uria-Monzon Giulietta
Michel Sénéchal Andrés / Cochenille / Frantz / Pitichinaccio
Nora Gubisch La Voix de la mére
Alain Vernhes Maître Luther / Crespel
Christian Jean Spalanzani
Jean-Luc Maurette Nathanaël
Josep Miquel Ribot Hermann
Nigel Smith Schlémil
Bambi Floquet Stella
Jesús López-Cobos Conductor
Technical Credits
François Roussillon Director
Philippe Giraudeau Choreography
Michael Levine Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Jacques Offenbach Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Les Contes d'Hoffmann - DVD 1
1. Opening [1:41]
2. Prologue: Prélude [:19]
3. Prologue: "Glou, Glou, Glou! Je Suis Le Vin" [1:02]
4. Prologue: "La Vérité, Dit-on, Sortait D'un Puits" [2:10]
5. Prologue: "Elle Est Sur La Scène, Le Public L'acclame" [1:35]
6. Prologue: "Le Conseiller Lindorf, Morbleu!" [1:24]
7. Prologue: Voyons: 'Pour Hoffmann'!"|00:02:02|}
8. Prologue: "Dans Les Rõles D'amoureux Langoureux" [2:21]
9. Prologue: "Deux Heures Devant Moi!" [:57]
10. Prologue: "Drig, Drig, Drig! Maître Luther!" [2:24]
11. Prologue: "Vive Dieu! Mes Amis, La Belle Créature!" [1:40]
12. Prologue: "Bonjour, Amis!" [3:00]
13. Prologue: "Il Était Une Fois À La Cour D'Eisenach" [3:52]
14. Prologue: "Ô Bizarre Cerville!" [2:02]
15. Prologue: "Peuh! Cette Bière Est Détestable!" [4:04]
16. Prologue: "Je Vous Dis, Moi, Qu'un Malheur Me Menace!" [1:44]
17. Prologue: "Ma Maîtresse?" [1:44]
18. Prologue: "Messieurs, On Va Lever Le Rideau" [1:55]
19. Acte I - Olympia: Entr'acte [1:07]
20. Acte I - Olympia: "Là! Dors En Paix" [1:58]
21. Acte I - Olympia: "Allons! Courage Et Confiance" [2:23]
22. Acte I - Olympia: "Pardieu! J'étais Bien Sûr De Te Trouver Ici!" [1:53]
23. Acte I - Olympia: "Voyez-là Sous Son Éventail" [1:57]
24. Acte I - Olympia: C'est Moi, Coppélius!"|00:01:48|}
25. Acte I - Olympia: "J'ai Des Yeux, De Vrais Yeux" [1:52]
26. Acte I - Olympia: "Hein! Vous?" - "Ce Cher Maître!" [2:10]
27. Acte I - Olympia: "Non, Aucum Hôte Vraiment" [2:06]
28. Acte I - Olympia: "Mesdames Et Messieurs, Je Vous Présente" [2:52]
29. Acte I - Olympia: "Les Oiseaux Dans La Charmille" [6:41]
30. Acte I - Olympia: "Ah! Mon Ami! Quel Accent!" [2:03]
31. Acte I - Olympia: "Ils Se Sont Éloignés Enfin!" [2:30]
32. Acte I - Olympia: "Tu Me Fuis?" [1:50]
33. Acte I - Olympia: "Voleur! Brigand! Quelle Déroute!" [3:29]
34. Acte I - Olympia: "Est-il Mort?" [1:28]
Disc #2 -- Les Contes d'Hoffmann - DVD 2
1. Opening [:22]
2. Acte II - Antonia: "Elle a Fuit, La Tourterelle!" [5:27]
3. Acte II - Antonia: "Malheureuse Enfant!" [1:50]
4. Acte II - Antonia: "Frantz, N'ouvre Á Personne!" [1:09]
5. Acte II - Antonia: "Jour Et Nuit, Je Me Mets En Quatre" [3:55]
6. Acte II - Antonia: "Frantz! C'est Ici!" [:45]
7. Acte II - Antonia: "Enfin Je Vais Savoir Pourquoi" [2:04]
8. Acte II - Antonia: "Vois Sous I'archet Frémissant" [3:26]
9. Acte II - Antonia: "Ô Chère Antonia" [:52]
10. Acte II - Antonia: "Ah! Je Le Savais Bien" [2:21]
11. Acte II - Antonia: "Pourtant, Ô Ma Fiancée" [4:24]
12. Acte II - Antonia: "Qu'as-tu Donc?" [2:33]
13. Acte II - Antonia: "Pour Conjurer Le Danger" [2:27]
14. Acte II - Antonia: "Allons, Parle, Et Sois Bref!" [4:11]
15. Acte II - Antonia: "Ne Plus Chanter!" [3:25]
16. Acte II - Antonia: "Tu Ne Chanteras Plus?" [4:29]
17. Acte II - Antonia: "Ta Mére? Oses-tu I'invoquer?" [5:47]
18. Acte II - Antonia: "Mon Enfant! Ma fille! Antonia!" [3:02]
19. Acte III - Giulietta: "Belle Nuit, Ô Nuit D'amour" [:24]
20. Acte III - Giulietta: "Et Moi, Ce N'est Pas Là, Pardieu!" [3:20]
21. Acte III - Giulietta: "Je Vois Qu'on Est En Fête!" [2:09]
22. Acte III - Giulietta: "Scintille, Diamant" [2:50]
23. Acte III - Giulietta: "Cher Ange!" [2:32]
24. Acte III - Giulietta: "Aujourd'hui, Cependant, Affermis Mon Courage" [4:50]
25. Acte III - Giulietta: "Schlémil!" - "J'en Étais Sûr!" [2:42]
26. Acte III - Giulietta: "Hélas! Mon Cœur S'égare Encore" [1:36]
27. Acte III - Giulietta: "Ecoutez, Messieurs, Voici Les Gondoles" [3:13]
28. Entr'acte [3:17]
29. "Voilà Quelle Fur I'histoire" [1:18]
30. "Pour Le Cœur De Phryné Que Doublait Un Bissac" [4:35]
31. "Des Cendres De Ton Cœur Réchauffe Ton Génie" [1:30]
32. Credits [9:28]
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