The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d’Hoffmann) : an opera in three acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series, to be screened Wednesday August 17 in Arts.

Kultur, c1981

Kultur, c1981

With Music by Jacques Offenbach, it features Placido Domingo, Luciana Serra, and the Orchestra & Chorus of The Royal Opera, Covent Garden.  Conductor, Georges Pretre.  This opera classic is sung in French, with English subtitles.

Wikimedia Commons, c2006

Wikimedia Commons, c2006

The Tales of Hoffmann commences at 12.00 noon and concludes at 2.30 pm approx.  It will be held in the Arts Listening-Viewing Room.  Enter via the Arts Reading Room and Audio-Visual Centre (from Trescowthick Information Centre).  Admission is free.  No bookings required, but come early as seating is limited.

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