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Hänsel und Gretel, 23 October 2008

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck

Librettist: Adelheid Wette

Conductor: Robin Ticciati

Orchestra: Glyndebourne on Tour Orchestra


Hansel: Elizabeth DeShong

Gretel: Bernarda Bobro

Mother: Miranda Keys

Father: Klaus Kuttler

The Witch: Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts

The Sandman: Nicola Hughes

Dew Fairy: Eliana Pretorian

Production Team

Original Director: Laurent Pelly

Revival Director: Stephane Marlot

Assistant Director: Natascha Metherall

Set Designer: Barbara de Limburg

Costume Designer: Laurent Pelly

Lighting Designer: Joel Adam

Revival Lighting Designer: Keith Benson