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Valentina Kutzarova in Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann

2006 NR

Giancarlo Del Monaco directs this passionate production of Jacques Offenbach's final opera, "Les Contes d'Hoffmann," recorded live at the Opera de Bilbao in 2006, the story of a poet (Aquiles Machado) who loses his soul to three beguiling enchantresses (Milagros Poblador, María Bayo and Valentina Kutzarova). Konstantin Gorny, Katharine Goeldner and the chorus of the Opera de Bilbao round out the supporting cast of voices.