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RNZ Ballet’s Coppélia – evening of delight and fantasy

By , 17/04/2014
Even if one didn't know anything about the origins of the works involved, it's a simple matter to figure out links between Delibes' wonderful ballet Coppélia, and another French work for the stage, Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman (The Tales of Hoffman) - each work contains references to mechanical dolls made to masquerade as human beings. In fact both works drew elements of their scenarios from the same source, which was... read more

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