THE TALES OF HOFFMANN
OPERA THE TALES OF HOFFMANN by Jacques Offenbach
Premiere on 7th October 2005 within 37th BEMUS
Conductor Gorjan Korunoski/Aleksandar Spasic
Director Dejan Miladinovic
Scenography designer Miljen Kreka Kljakovic
Costume designer Milanka Berberovic, scenic arrangement Violeta Dubak
Playing: Dejan Maksimovic, Miodrag Miša Jovanovic, Jelena Štulic, Darija Olajoš Cizmic, Snežana Savicic, Ljubomir Popovic...
SF opera inspired by fantastic tales of E. T. A. Hoffmann. Famous music played by excellent soloists. Fantastic scenography of Miljen Kreka Kljakovic and luxurious costumes designed by Milanka Berberovic in futuristic directing of Dejan Miladinovic and under conducting of Aleksandar Spasic. The writer Hoffmann narrates about his three unhappy loves while draining »life« in an apocalyptic hangout. Olympia, his first love, is a cyborg, a creation of a greedy scientist; Antonia is an overdosed rock star, and Giulietta a prostitute-transvestite. The answer to the question how much love is »the devil’s« work and how much an illusion can be found in this fantastic performance, in the duration of two hours and 30 minutes and is played in French, with the subtitles in Serbian.