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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
Gretel Diana Damrau
Hansel Angelika Kirchschlager
their mother
Elizabeth Connell
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
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)