Hansel and Gretel
German composer Engelbert Humperdinck (1854 1921) created one of the most beloved works in the operatic repertoire when he transformed a favorite Grimm Brothers fairy tale into his operatic masterpiece, "Hansel and Gretel." First produced in Weimar during the Christmas season of 1893, it remains a musical rarity: an opera loved by children as well as adults.
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Summary: This is the story of two children whose stepmother concocts a plan to get rid of them by leading them into the woods. After several days of wandering aimlessly about the woods they came upon ... Read full review