Concert will begin at 23:30 hours GMT
Met's encore broadcast: Humperdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel' with Blegen, von Stade, Kraft and Elias from New York
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: Judith Blegen, Frederica von Stade, Jean Kraft, Rosalind Elias, and Michael Devlin.
Metropolitan Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Fulton.
Recoerded 25 December 1982.