Glyndebourne Festival Opera: Hansel and Gretel

Glyndebourne Festival Opera: Hansel and Gretel

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Summary

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel kicks off a short season of performances recorded at the Glyndebourne Opera Festival in the last couple of decades. Humperdinck's opera adds layers of psychological meaning to Grimm's fairy tale of abandoned children, absent parents and things that go bump in the woods at night. Presented by Martin Handley. Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel. Alice Coote (mezzo: Hänsel), Lydia Teuscher (soprano: Gretel), Irmgard Vilsmaier (mezzo: Mother), William Dazeley (bass: Father), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (tenor: Witch), Tara Erraught (mezzo: Sandman), Ida Falk Winland (soprano: Dew Fairy), Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Robin Ticciati.
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