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Hansel and Gretel - 16 December 2008 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Colin Davis
Children's Chorus Director Simon Toyne
Concert Master Peter Manning
Cast
Gretel Diana Damrau
Hansel Angelika Kirchschlager
Gertrud
their mother
Elizabeth Connell
Peter
their father, a broom maker
Thomas Allen
Sandman Pumeza Matshikiza
Dew Fairy Anita Watson
Witch Anja Silja
Angels, children Tiffin Boys' Choir
Tiffin Children's Chorus
Actors
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Performance relayed live to cinemas in the UK and Europe.
Language: German
Surtitled by: Judi Palmer
Durations: Acts I and II: 7.35-8.35pm, Act III: 9.03-9.46pm
Radio - live relay: BBC Radio 3; 16 December 2008
Television - future relay: BBC2; 25 December 2008
Commercial DVD: Opus Arte; 2009
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 16 December 2008 (in Royal Opera House Collections)