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Hänsel and Gretel

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Dorothy Chandler PavilionLos Angeles, California, CA90012, United States
2018 November 17 19:30, November 25 14:00, December 06 19:30, December 09 14:00, December 12 19:30, December 15 19:30
Humperdinck, Engelbert (1854-1921)Hänsel und GretelLibretto by Adelheid Wette
LA Opera
James ConlonConductor
Douglas FitchDirector, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sasha CookeMezzo-sopranoHänsel
Liv RedpathSopranoGretel
Susan GrahamMezzo-sopranoWitch
Craig ColcloughBaritonePeter / Father
Melody MooreSopranoGertrude / Mother
Sarah VautourSopranoDew Fairy
Taylor RavenSopranoSandman
LA Opera Orchestra
LA Opera Chorus

An enchanting classic filled with holiday magic!

The beloved fairy tale comes to the operatic stage with 12-foot-tall creatures, fantastical sets and elaborate special effects. This entrancing, dreamlike production of Engelbert Humperdinck's classic opera will transport you to a magical world of wonder and surprise. Diva extraordinaire Susan Graham stars as the uproariously wicked witch, eager to lure her young victims into a delicious trap, but last-minute ingenuity saves the day and the plucky children emerge triumphant in the heartfelt conclusion.

"A delectable holiday treat… Fitch’s visionary approach was a delight." – Opera News

Susan Graham (Witch) © Cory Weaver
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