Nudity in Opera: What Worked in “Les Contes d’Hoffmann”

nudity in opera

By some stroke of luck, I get to discuss again nudity in opera. Unlike in my review of Salome though, I would be tackling an opera that I may have mentioned in my modern opera analysis but has not discussed in a single article – that would be Opera Geneve’s version of “Les Contes d’Hoffmann”. Cast Hoffmann – Marc Laho The Muse/Nicklausse – Stella Doufexis Lindorf/Coppelius/Miracle/Dapertutto – Nicolas Cavallier Andres/Cochenille/Frantz/Pitichinaccio – Eric Huchet

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Modern Opera: How Modern is Tolerable in Opera?

Could purist opera fans really be mean? Or they just don’t mind being direct and honest in providing feedback regarding productions that they see. The word “Eurotrash” still comes up occasionally despite the initial derogatory nature. You must have remembered the word Eurotrash when I wrote a review about stage director Willy Decker’s vision of Verdi’s “La Traviata”. It’s one of

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