Les Contes d’Hoffmann is Jacques Offenbach’s French comic opera about a series of love affairs. It premiered at the Paris Opéra-Comique in 1881.
Jacques Offenbach (1819 – 1880) was a German-born French composer. He was the son of a cantor. Offenbach is known for his operettas. Les Contes d’Hoffmann is his most famous work.
E.T.A. Hoffmann is the author of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King on which The Nutcracker ballet is based.
Les Contes d’Hoffmann Performances
The Metropolitan Opera presents nine performances of Les Contes d’Hoffman from September 26 through October 28, 2017.
Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo stars as Hoffman. Johannes Debus conducts.
Tuesday, September 26 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 30 at 12 noon
Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 7 at 8pm
Friday, October 13 at 8pm
Wednesday, October 18 at 7:30pm. Yosep Kang sings Hoffmann.
Saturday, October 21 at 12 noon
Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 28 at 12 noon
Les Contes d’Hoffmann Tickets
- Patrons and Subscribers on June 15, 2017
- Guild members (Supporting and above) on June 18, 2017
- General public, Sunday, June 25, 2017
Metropolitan Opera House box officeMonday – Saturday, 10 am -6 pm Sunday, 12 noon – 6 pm
By Phone(212) 362-6000 Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 8 pm Sunday, Noon – 6 pm
Rush Tickets$25 Rush tickets can be purchased at www.metopera.org the day of the show. You can buy two tickets to one performance every seven days. Rush tickets go on sale Monday – Friday at 12 noon Matinees (four hours before curtain) Saturday evenings at 2 pm