Sunday 23 February 2020
Hansel & Gretel
Performed by the LEPETIT ENSEMBLE
Sunday Coffee Concert
Coffee from 11:00 Concert 12:00 £12/£8 under 16
Ideal for primary school children
40-45 minutes long
Narrator, singers and quintet
A wonderful short version of Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera Hänsel and Gretel.
Gretel – Jessica Lawrence-Hares
Hänsel – Ute Lepetit-Clare
Witch – Rachel Godsill
Quintet - TBC
The narrator tells us about the boy and the girl who were sent into the forest to pick strawberries. They get lost and meet the sandman and the dew fairy, and then discover a lovely gingerbread house. Not knowing that it belongs to a wicked witch.
3 singers will sing and dance to Humperdinck’s original music, set for 5 instruments by Hellen Mills.