Metropolitan Opera: Hansel and Gretel

Jan 2, 2018

Tara Erraught as Hansel, Lisette Oropesa as Gretel, and Gerhard Siegel as the Witch in Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel."
Credit Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. Donald Runnicles conducts, and the cast features soprano Lisette Oropesa as Gretel, mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught as Hansel, tenor Gerhard Siegel as the evil Witch, veteran mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick as Gertrude, the children’s mother, and baritone Quinn Kelsey as Peter, their father. The opera, based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, is performed in the acclaimed production by Richard Jones.

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