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Film, Tue 8 Aug 2017

Offenbach Tales of Hoffmann

Offenbach Tales of Hoffmann

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Offenbach Tales of Hoffmann
from the Opéra de Paris

2.30pm Fellinis Cinema, Ambleside
£18 Allocated seating
Duration 209' plus interval

Offenbach’s last work combines fantasy, gravity and humour in an unexpectedly innovative synthesis of opera buffa, romantic opera and grand opera. This adaptation of three tales by ETA Hoffmann, with a sprinkling of Goethe’s Faust, portrays the German poet as both narrator and hero recounting his love affairs with Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta. Robert Carsen’s spectacular production highlights the melancholy genius of a man marked by life, with a coherence and dramatic sense remarkable for a work that leaves numerous questions unanswered. Under the baton of Philippe Jordan, tenor Ramón Vargas leads a cast that includes Nadine Koutcher, Kate Aldrich and Ermonela Jaho. Recorded November 2016. Sung in French with English subtitles.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Disabled accessFacilities for hearing impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 8 Aug 2017 14:30

Prices

£18

Contact

Lake District Summer Music

Address

Church Street,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 0BT

Directions

A591 into Ambleside, take the first left onto King Street, turn left at Church Street.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Windermere station

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

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