humperdink'S hansel and gretel

A Met English-language holiday presentation, Richard Jones’s clever production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera is based on the Brothers Grimm story. Vladimir Jurowski conducts the sweeping score and a delightful cast, including Philip Langridge as the evil witch. Alice Coote sings the role of Hansel, and Christine Schäfer the role of Gretel.

Approximate run time: 2 hours

 SYNOPSIS

Cast & creators

Engelbert Humperdinck Composer •  Adelheid Wette Librettist
Vladimir Jurowski Conductor •  Christine Schäfer Gretel 
Alice Coote Hansel • Rosalind Plowright Gertrude • Philip Langridge  The Witch
Alan Held Peter • Sasha Cooke  Sandman  Lisette Oropesa  Dew Fairy


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