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Humperdinck’s vivid treatment of the classic fairy tale Hansel and Gretel is brought to life live in a concert version on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. CDT, from the stage of the empty Studebaker Theater in downtown Chicago. The cast features artists from America’s most revered opera companies, and includes Emily Fons (Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera) in the role of Hansel, Emily Pogorelc (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Bayerische Staatsoper) as Gretel, Allan Glassman (The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Santa Fe Opera) as the Witch, Alexandra LoBianco (The Metropolitan Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Lyric Opera of Chicago) as Mother Gertrude, Craig Irvin (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Canadian Opera Company, Minnesota Opera) as Father Peter, Annie Rosen (The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater) as the Sandman, and Jeni Houser (Metropolitan Opera, LA Opera, Dallas Opera) as the Dew Fairy. The performance will be sung in German, and will be led by renowned pianist and conductor Eric Weimer (Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago).
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