Tales of Hoffmann
As part of New National Theatre, Tokyo’s 20th anniversary program, the National Ballet of Japan performs their thrilling production of “Tales of Hoffmann.” This piece portrays an intensely human drama through the love affairs of the protagonist Hoffmann from adolescence through to his later years. It is a fantastical and romantic story with a hint of sadness as we meet his lovers as well as the devil who appears in many forms. The score composed by Jacques Offenbach will be performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Paul Murphy. Cast varies for each performance, check the event website for full details.
More info and tickets: www.nntt.jac.go.jp/english/productions/detail_009680.html