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Les Contes d'Hoffmann (2 CD)
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann
This complete live recording is taken from the Met's historic Saturday afternoon radio performances and is newly remastered from the original December 3, 1955, broadcast. This brand new multi-disc set represents its first official release on CD.
Rise Stevens give a stunningly vivid performance that sounds as fresh today as when it was first broadcast. Featuring an all-star cast of Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters and Lucine Amara, and Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducting.
Composer: Jacques Offenbach
Release Date: 11/01/11
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Label: Sony Classical
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