Opéra Louisiane presents Offenbach’s sensual and captivating opera, The Tales of Hoffmann, on June 24 and 26 at the Baton Rouge River Center Theater. Featuring internationally acclaimed tenor Kirk Dougherty and soprano Laura León. Local favorite, baritone Dennis Jesse, commands the roles of the four villains. Sung in French with English translation above the stage, The Tales of Hoffmann boasts beautiful melodies that audiences love and recognize. Sets are designed by Wendy Waszut-Barrett and produced by The New Orleans Opera Scenic Studio. The Tales of Hoffmann is a dreamlike story of a poet’s search for illusive love through time. Baton Rouge native Margaret Jumonville, makes her directorial debut at Opéra Louisiane. Opéra Louisiane Artistic Director, Maestro Michael Borowitz, leads the cast and orchestra in this grand performance.
The Tales of Hoffmann
Friday, June 24, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Sunday, June 26, 3:00PM-6:00PM
Location: River Center Theatre
FREE w/ SCHOOL ID
TEACHERS, HIGHSCHOOL & COLLEGE STUDENTS!
You can get a FREE ticket to our production of The Tales of Hoffmann on June 24 OR June 26 at the box office.
All you have to do is bring your school ID!
Please let us know you are coming by filling out this quick and short RSVP form below.
Sponsored by John Jackson
Sponsored by Evelyn Hayes
Sponsored by Susan and Barrow Leake