Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann (2015) Blu-ray 1080i AVC DTS-HD 5.0

Сomposer: Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
Title: Les Contes d’Hoffmann
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Opera
Stage Director: Stefan Herheim
Video Director: Felix Breisach
Conductor: Johannes Debus
Artist: Daniel Johansson (Hoffmann), Kerstin Avemo (Olympia, Giulietta), Mandy Fredrich (Antonia, Giulietta), Rachel Frenkel (Muse, Niklausse, Die Stimme der Mutter), Michael Volle (Lindorf, Coppélius, Dr. Miracle, Dapertutto), Bengt-Ola Morgny (Spalanzani), Ketil Hugaas (Crespel, Luther), Christoph Mortagne (Andrès, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio), Prague Philharmonic Choir, Wiener Symphoniker

Production/Label: C Major Entertainment GmbH
Duration: 02:54:44
Quality: Blu-ray
Container: BDMV
Video codec: AVC
Audio codec: DTS, PCM
Video: MPEG-4 AVC 23958 kbps / 1920*1080i / 29.970 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1
Audio#1: French DTS-HD MA 5.0 / 48 kHz / 4089 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.0 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Audio#2: French LPCM 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit
Subtitles: French, English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese
Size: 40.94 GB

Bregenz’s Tales of Hoffmann is different from everything you saw before. The New York Times praised the “thoughtfulness and creativity” of Stefan Herheim’s new production, devised by the director as a search for one’s own self in a sparkling drag show. A “shining-toned” (NYT) Hoffmann is embodied by tenor Daniel Johansson in the title role. He is supported by a fantastic cast: “Rachel Frenkel is positively ideal as Muse and Niklausse” (Kurier), Kerstin Avemo as Olympia is “endowed with brilliant, cheekily extemporized coloraturas” (Neue Zürcher Zeitung), Michael Volle sings the parts of Lindorf, Coppélius, Dr. Miracle and Dapertutto, “the work’s four villains, with warmth and intensity” (NYT) and Mandy Fredrich is a “finelyphrased Antonia” (Kurier). OPERA NEWS Review

Recorded live at Bregenz Festival, 2015.


North Sea Jazz Festival 2016 – Highlights (2016) HDTV 1080i AVC DD 5.1

Artist: The Roots, Buddy Guy, Snarky Puppy, Christian Scott, Vintage Trouble, Level 42, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ibrahim Maalouf, Gregory Porter, Pharrell Williams, Kamasi Washington and more
Title:  North Sea Jazz Festival 2016 – Highlights
Genre: Jazz, Blues, Soul, Funk, R&B
Release Date: 2016
Quality: HDTV 1080i
Duration: 01:23:38+01:35:40
Video: MPEG4 AVC 11.7 Mbps / 1920*1080i / 16:9 / 25.000 fps / [email protected]
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 / 48 kHz / 448 kbps
Size: 7.46 GB + 8.54 GB