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“The tales of Hoffmann” at the Oslo Opera House

December 4, 2013 to December 31, 2013 The tales of Hoffmann Jacques Offenbach   The author and poet Hoffmann sits in a pub, quite inebriated, and telling stories from his life. So starts Jacques Offenbach’s only opera, The Tales of … Continue reading

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“Madama Butterfly” at the Oslo Opera House

Madama Butterfly Giacomo Puccini From October 25, 2013 to November 9, 2013 “The performance was magisterial in every way” – wrote Norwegian daily Dagbladet when Madama Butterfly had its premiere in autumn 2012. Director Stephen Langridge sets Puccini’s opera in Japan … Continue reading

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Orpheus and Eurydice at the Oslo Opera House

  The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet presents Orpheus and Eurydice at the Oslo Opera House Christoph Willibald Gluck has gone down in music history as one of opera’s great reformers. Gluck felt that music theatre in his day had … Continue reading

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