The Tales of Hoffman – Offenbach
Auckland Opera Forum
Annual membership fee: $30
Members' Season Ticket:
only $60 for 9 evenings
Guests are welcome to attend individual screenings (max. two) for $15 each
Tuesday, 22 May 7:30pm
From Covent Garden, a revival of the much acclaimed John Schlesinger production from 35 years ago. The sets and costumes are a feast for the eye. Vittorio Grigolo sings Hoffmann and Sofia Fomina, Sonya Yoncheva and Christine Rice, the women he has loved and lost. Kate Lindsey is Hoffman’s friend while Thomas Hampson portrays several of the dark characters. Evelino Pidōconducts the Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra.