23/12/1893 Humperdinck's opera "Hansel and Gretel" is first performed
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✶ Hansel und Gretel ✶ The Royal Opera House 2008
"Hansel and Gretel" (Frederica von Stade, Judith Blegen)
Hansel and Gretel is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a Märchenoper. This opera was first conducted in Weimar by Richard Strauss in 1893, followed by its Hamburg premiere, conducted by Gustav Mahler.
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