Hansel and Gretel (The Royal Opera)
  • Hansel and Gretel (The Royal Opera)
  • Hansel and Gretel (The Royal Opera)

Hansel and Gretel (The Royal Opera)

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Director: Sue Judd

Cast: Angelika Kirschlager, Diana Damrau, Elizabeth Connell

     
 

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Engelbert Humperdinck's 1893 opera Hänsel und Gretel receives an imaginative interpretation in this Royal Opera stage production from 2008, helmed for the stage by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier. It recounts, in musical form, the familiar tale of a young brother and sister who discover a candy house in the forest and nearly fall prey to a cannibalistic witch.See more details below

Overview

Engelbert Humperdinck's 1893 opera Hänsel und Gretel receives an imaginative interpretation in this Royal Opera stage production from 2008, helmed for the stage by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier. It recounts, in musical form, the familiar tale of a young brother and sister who discover a candy house in the forest and nearly fall prey to a cannibalistic witch. This version stars two women as the leads, Angelika Kirchschlager as Hansel and Diana Damrau as Gretel, with Anja Silja as The Witch. Christian Fenouillat designed the sets, and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House provides musical accompaniment, under the baton of Colin Davis.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/28/2009
UPC:
0809478010111
Original Release:
2008
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
2:18:00
Sales rank:
71,882

Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Animated cast gallery; Interview with Colin Davis; Fairytales feature; Cinema trailer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Hansel and Gretel
1. Vorspiel (Overture) [8:29]
2. Suse, Liebe Suse [5:57]
3. Brüderchen, Komm Tanz Mit Mir [3:53]
4. Holla!... Himmel, die Mutter! [4:02]
5. Rallalala, Rallalala [6:34]
6. Wo Bleiben die Kinder? [2:25]
7. Mein! Sag Doch, Was Soll Denn der Besen? [3:14]
8. Der Hexenritt (The Witch's Ride) [4:22]
9. Ein Männlein Steht Im Walde [7:02]
10. Gretel, Ich Weiß Den Weg Nicht Mir! [4:18]
11. Der Kleine Sandmann Bin Ich, St! [2:22]
12. Abends Will Ich Schlafen Gehn [2:34]
13. Pantomime [5:53]
Disc #2 -- Hansel and Gretel
1. Vorspiel (Overture) [3:10]
2. Der Kleine Taumann Heiß Ich [2:05]
3. Wo Bin Ich? [5:53]
4. Bleib Stehn! [4:12]
5. Knusper Knusper Knäuschen [3:21]
6. Ich Bin Rosina Leckermaul [4:13]
7. halt! Hokuspokus, Hexenschuss! [4:57]
8. Der Teig Ist gar, Wir Können Voran Machen [3:01]
9. Auf! Wach Auf, Mein Jüngelchen [3:21]
10. Kopf Vorgebeugt, 'S Ist Kinderleicht! - Knusperwalzer [3:04]
11. Erlöst, Befreit, Für Alle Zeit! [3:39]
12. Juch... El, Da Sind Sie Ja! [2:18]
13. End Credits [5:01]

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