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Dec. 03 2016

12/24/16 – Hansel and Gretel – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera

Hansel and Gretel
Composed by Engelbert Humperdinck
Libretto by by Humperdinck’s sister, Adelheid Wette (based on the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale)

recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House
on January 1, 2008 Matinee
Performed in English

HD Transmission/Simulcast

HÄNSEL UND GRETEL
Humperdinck–Wette

Hänsel………………Alice Coote
Gretel………………Christine Schäfer
Gertrud……………..Rosalind Plowright
Peter……………….Alan Held
Witch……………….Philip Langridge
Sandman……………..Sasha Cooke
Dew Fairy……………Lisette Oropesa

Conductor……………Vladimir Jurowski

Production…………..Richard Jones
Designer…………….John Macfarlane
Lighting designer…….Jennifer Tipton
Choreographer………..Linda Dobell
TV Director………….Barbara Willis Sweete
Translation………….David Pountney

Available for streaming at Met Opera on Demand
Broadcast live on Sirius Metropolitan Opera Radio
Transmitted live in HD to movie theaters in the United States, Canada and Europe
Transmitted live in HD to selected NYC schools
Taped for later telecast

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