University of Redlands

UR School of Music presents ‘The Tales of Hoffmann’

REDLANDS, California (March 20, 2017)—The University of Redlands School of Music presents Jacques Offenbach’s masterpiece, based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s gothic tales, “The Tales of Hoffmann.” In this opera, the poet Hoffmann recounts the stories of three lost loves, those of a beautiful automaton, a sensual courtesan and a suicidal songstress. Among the collection of “greatest hits” is the famous barcarolle, “Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour.”