Hansel and Gretel with Opera Birmingham

Special Event

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  • Opera Birmingham
  • Cris Frisco Conductor
  • Frances Rabalais Stage Director

Program to Include

Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel

Event Details

Enter a fantastical world full of magic, where fairies and angels appear, and an enchanted forest leads two lost children to a candy house where they must escape from a wicked witch. Composer Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairytale opera, based on the classic story from Brothers Grimm, is perfect for all ages!

Featuring a wonderful cast of rising opera stars along with the Opera Birmingham Chorus, accompanied by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

Although originally written in German, this production of Hansel & Gretel will be sung in English! The performance length is approximately two hours with one intermission.