Concert in Celebration of the Bicentenary of Jacques Offenbach's Birth
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Theater, Hong Kong City Hall
Jacques Offenbach was born on 20 June 1819. Born in Cologne, the composer studied cello at the Paris Conservatoire and then became a composer who is famous for his operettas (light opera). The composer had composed more than 100 operettas and was known for the famous opera Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann), which was left unfinished at his death.
The concert celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Offenbach birth in 2019 with a programme of the great composer's operettas Orphée aux Enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld), La Belle Hélène (The Beautiful Helen), La Périchole (The Street Singer), La Vie Parisienne (Parisian Life); opera Las Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann); songs from Fables de La Fontaine and Les Vois Mysterieuses; and cello masterpiece.
The concert is part of Muisca Viva’s Recital Series in Celebration of the Birth of Great Composers supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) 2018/19 Year Grant – Extra Activities Grant.
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Language: Sung in Franch
Running Time approx.: 1 hrs 45 mins including 10 mins intermission
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