Schedule C

Contes D'Hoffmann, Les (Tales of Hoffmann)

Original Language:
Barbier and Carré
Enter any
Opera in III Acts with Prologue and Epilogue


Text based on story by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (1776-1822)

19th Century
Nuremburg, Munich, Venice
Role Voice Part Classification
Hoffmann, a poet Tenor L
Antonia/Olympia/Giulietta Soprano L
Antonia (alone) Soprano F
Olympia (alone) Soprano F
Giulietta (alone) -Giuletta (in Oeser and Michael K Versions = L) Soprano F
Coppelius Baritone F
Dapertutto Baritone F
Dr. Miracle Baritone F
Lindorf (if above 4 roles are performed by 1 Bass-Baritone then they are L) Bass F
Nicklausse/Muse (Oeser version = L) Mezzo-Soprano F
Voice of Antonia's Mother Mezzo-Soprano S
Spalanzani Tenor S
Crespel Baritone S
Nathanael Tenor S
Hermann Baritone S
Frantz/Andres/Cochenille/Pittichinaccio Tenor S
Schlemil Bass S
The Muse of Poetry Actress B
Luther Bass B
Andres Tenor B
Frantz Tenor B
Cohenille Tenor B
Pittichinaccio (if above 4 are performed as solo roles, then B each) Tenor B

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Stella (may be included as the 4th Heroine) Soprano B
A Bass Voice (Un Voix de Basse) Bass CB
Minimum Chorus:  24
Divisi:  SATB
Chorus Notes:  

In Michael Kay’s Version – Minimum Chorus = 40