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Hänsel und Gretel (DVD) - Zurich Opera

Item# 1000002194

Hänsel und Gretel (DVD)
Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck
Release Date: 2006
Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst

Liliana Nikiteanu
Malin Hartelius
Volker Vogel

Orchestra: Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House
Ensemble: Children's Chorus of the Zurich Opera House
Label: Kultur
Run Time: 105 minutes

Region: Region 1, NTSC, Formatted only for North America

Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

Hänsel und Gretel, inspired by the Grimm fairly tale of the same name, premiered at Weimar’s Court Theater in 1893. Humperdinck had originally been asked by his sister to provide a few songs to a children’s play but grew so fond of the story that he expanded it into a full-length opera. The Met’s English-language version returns this season as the holiday presentation for families.




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