Hansel and Gretel
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...
Archive :: production:T1072202777, opera or operetta:S1949, venue:V124
Sung in German with English supertitles. Supported by Jon and Julia Aisbitt.