Opera On Sunday

Opera lays claim to Sunday evenings from 6 o’clock. The series includes our annual season from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York as well as new recordings from the world of opera.

6:00 pm on Sunday (01 Feb 2015)

Metropolitan Opera Season

Twenty-three operas from New York's Metropolitan Opera House

(5) HUMPERDINCK: Hansel & Gretel, an opera in three acts

An English translation of the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm. The siblings Hansel and Gretel get lost in the forest and are caught by an evil old woman who puts a spell on them and intends to bake them in her magic oven

Peter................................. Dwayne Croft

Gertrud............................. Michaela Martens

Hansel.............................. Jennifer Johnson Cano

Gretel............................... Heidi Stober

Gingerbread Witch.......... Robert Brubaker

Sandman........................... Carolyn Sproule

Dew Fairy......................... Ying Fang

Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orch/Andrew Davis (EBU)