Hänsel und Gretel: A Mainstay with the Royals!
by Erica Papillion-Posey
The recent Covent Garden production of Hänsel und Gretel is but one in long stretch of this holiday favorite. This German, ‘Grimm’ tale of a sister and brother who are endangered by a mad witch continues to be a seasonal staple at the Garden.
Get more on this tale of chilling horror and playful suspense from Mark Berry of Musicweb-International at: http://www.musicweb-international.com/SandH/2008/Jul-Dec08/humperdinck0912.htm