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DVD + Blu-Ray:
Engelbert Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel

From the Wiener Staatsoper. Available on DVD & Blu-ray in September! Featuring conductor Christian Thielemann and stage director Adrian Noble

  • Hänsel und Gretel DVD Cover | Copyright: © EuroArts Music International GmbH

    Hänsel und Gretel DVD Cover © EuroArts Music International GmbH

  • Hänsel und Gretel Header Image | Copyright: © Michael Poehn

    Hänsel und Gretel Header Image © Michael Poehn

Based on one of the best-loved stories by the Brothers Grimm, Hänsel und Gretel soon became one of the most-performed operas in the world and has remained enduringly popular with both children and adults ever since. This is the first production at the Wiener Staatsoper since World War II – inventively staged by Adrian Noble, former Artistic Director of Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company.

"musically exceptional (…) a miniature miracle in sound" (Wiener Zeitung)

English title Engelbert Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Genre Opera
Recording location Wiener Staatsoper
Production year 2015
Duration 113'
Video format DVD: 16:9 – NTSC | Blu-ray: 1080/60i - Full HD - 16:9
Audio format DVD: PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1 | Blu-ray: PCM Stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Production Company ORF, UNITEL
Co-Production Company ZDF/Arte in cooperation with Wiener Staatsoper
Composer Engelbert Humperdinck
Libretto Adelheid Wette
Orchestra / Band Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Bühnenorchester der Wiener Staatsoper
Conductor Christian Thielemann
Stage Director Adrian Noble
Costumes Anthony Ward
Choreography by Denni Sayers
Light Design Jean Kalman
Soloist Adrian Eröd, Janina Baechle, Daniela Sindram, Ileana Tonca, Michaela Schuster, Annika Gerhards, Children of the Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Students of the Ballettakademie der Wiener Staatsoper

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