Hansel & Gretel OperaMarch 18, 2017
The Department of Music will perform Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera “Hänsel and Gretel” March 23-26 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Shows will begin at 8 p.m. March 23-25. A special matinee will be offered at 3 p.m. March 26. Tickets are available at the door and are $3 for students, $5 for general admission.
“Hänsel and Gretel” was initially a set of four songs that Humperdinck wrote at the request of his sister for her children. After the first four, he expanded the songs to a singspiel and eventually a full opera.