Hänsel und Gretel

Opera: Work details

Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck
Music title: Hänsel und Gretel (1893)
Librettist: Adelheid Wette
Work definition: Märchenspiel in three acts
Title notes: Also known as 'Hansel and Gretel'
After: After the fairy tale 'Hänsel und Gretel' by Jacob Ludwig Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm.
Language: German
World premiere: 23 December 1893, Hoftheater, Weimar
ROH premiere: 12 May 1896, Sir Augustus Harris Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 8 December 2008, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Hansel and Gretel (2008) The Royal Opera (21 performances online)