Ralph Opera Center: Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

Based on the fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, the opera tells the familiar tale of two children who happen upon a mysterious Gingerbread house in the woods, and are captured by a Witch who wants to eat them. Written early in the composer’s life, Humperdinck’s sister asked if he would set parts of a children’s play about Hansel and Gretel to music, and eventually the full opera. The composer succeeded in telling the simple fairy tale in a musical treatment of remarkable sophistication with captivating melodies and folk-like appeal. A beautiful version of the familiar fairy tale, this production is a wonderful first time opera experience, especially for families with little ones.

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Schedule & Tickets

Nightly at 7:30 pmMatinees at 2:00 pm
Cost: FREE/CSU students (full-fee paying students, with valid ID) $20/adult, $1/youth

Organizer: Mike Solo
Phone: (970) 491-5293

1400 Remington St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80523
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