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23/12/1893 Humperdinck's opera "Hansel and Gretel" is first performed

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Hansel & Gretel | Welsh National Opera

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Trailer: Hansel and Gretel

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Hansel and Gretel ROH

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✶ Hansel und Gretel ✶ The Royal Opera House 2008

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"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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