Event Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 20 July 1984
Last Date 15 August 1984
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge return to Offenbach's Les contes D'Hoffmann in celebration of their 10th anniversary of their debut with the Australian Opera in the same work.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Bernadette Cullen Actor and Singer
Graeme Ewer Actor and Singer
Horst Hoffmann Actor and Singer
Jonathan Summers Actor and Singer
Joan Sutherland Actor and Singer
Jacques Offenbach Composer
Richard Bonynge Conductor
Jose Varona Designer
Tito Capobianco Producer
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Performances: July 20, 23, 26, 30 and Aug 4, 7, 11, 15. Sung in French Choreographer: Elena Denda Sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive P/L Olympia/Guiletta/Antonia/Stella: Joan Sutherland; Nicklausse/Muse: Bernadette Cullen; Hoffmann: Horst Hoffmann; Andreas/Cochenille/Pitichinaccio/Franz: Graeme Ewer; Lindorf/Coppelius/Dapertutto/Miracle: Jonathan Summers
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary July 1984
Brochure Sydney Opera House, A Year of Fine Entertainment 1984
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 111332