23rd May

Concert will begin at 17:30 hours GMT

Humperdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel' with Coote, Teuscher, Vilsmaier and Ablinger-Sperrhacke from Glyndebourne

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Glyndebourne Opera Festival. Humperdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel' is an opera, who described it as a Märchenoper (fairy-tale opera). The libretto was written by Humperdinck's sister, Adelheid Wette, based on the Grimm brothers' fairy tale 'Hansel and Gretel'. Performers:

Hansel: Alice Coote.
Gretel: Lydia Teuscher.
Mother: Irmgard Vilsmaier.
Father: William Dazeley.
Witch: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke.
Sandman: Tara Erraught.
Dew Fairy: Ida Falk Winland.

Glyndebourne Festival Chorus. London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Robin Ticciati.


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