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When their Mother sends Hansel and Gretel out of the house to look for food, the children quickly find themselves lost in the depths of a dark forest. Finally, almost starving, they find a house made of bread, cakes and sweets. No one's about; in their relief they begin to eat. However, the house is inhabited by a Witch, who hunts children to turn into gingerbread. She captures Hansel and Gretel, and begins to fatten them up, ready for the oven... Sung in German with English supertitles.

Performers Alice Coote (Hansel), Lydia Teuscher (Gretel), Irmgard Vilsmaier (Mother), William Dazeley (Father), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Witch), Tara Erraught (The Sandman), Ida Falk Winland (Dew Fairy).
Music Humperdink. Lyrics Adelheid Wette. Producer Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Company London Philharmonic Orchestra. Company The Glyndebourne Chorus. Conductor Robin Ticciati. Director Laurent Pelly. Director Stephane Marlot (revival). Design Barbara de Limburg Stirum. Costume Laurent Pelly. Lighting Joel Adam.

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01452381450. Details of all Hansel and Gretel archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1949

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