Tomorrow night in New York, at the Metropolitan Opera, opens a series of performances of Jacques Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann, production by Bartlett Sher. Hibla Gerzmava will sing the role of Antonia and will play the role of actress Stella. She will share the stage with tenor Vittorio Grigolo (Hoffmann), mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey (Nicklauss), baritone Thomas Hampson (Four Villains) et al. Yves Abel conducts. Further performances will take place on January 16, 22, 27, 31, and February 5.