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Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann

Building a Library makes a recommendation from recordings of Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, live from the Hay Festival.

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OFFENBACH: Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Placido Domingo (Hoffman), Catherine Malfitano (Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta), Ann Murray (Niklausse, Hoffmann's Muse), Jose van Dam(Lindorf, Coppelius, Miracle, Dapertutto), Remy Corazza (Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio), Kurt Rydl (Luther, Crespel), Jocelyne Taillon (Antonia's mother), Gerard Friedmann (Nathanael, Spalanzani), Peter Weber (Hermann, Schlemi), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine (conductor)

ORFEO C793093D (3CD mid-price)

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56 minutes


Role Contributor
Composer Jacques Offenbach