From 13. November 2021

Hänsel und Gretel

Engelbert Humperdinck (1854 – 1921)

Fairy-tale Opera in three Scenes Libretto by Adelheid Wette

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Ever since its first staging at the Weimar Court Theatre on 23 December 1893, conducted by Richard Strauss, this “sacred festival play for the nursery”, as the composer called it, has remained a favourite of international opera programming. And so Oper Bonn will present a new production of the piece on the occasion of the Humperdinck Year of 2021 (the 100th anniversary of his death). After all, large parts of the opera were created in his parents-in-law’s villa bordering on Südstadt, Poppelsdorf and Kessenich, a close link between the city of Bonn with the history of HÄNSEL UND GRETEL, even beyond its proximity to the composer’s birthplace. Momme Hinrichs (fettFilm) is in charge of the staging and set design and, together with his colleague Torge Møller, of the video. Sven Bindseil designed the costumes.

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Cast

Peter  Mark Morouse (Termine)
Vincenzo Neri (Termine)
Gertrud  Ulrike Helzel
Hänsel  Amira Elmadfa
Sand- und Taumännchen  Ava Gesell
Kinder- und Jugendchor  Kinder- u. Jugendchor des Theater Bonn
Statisterie  Statisterie des Theater Bonn
Orchester  Beethoven Orchester Bonn
Musikalische Leitung  Daniel Johannes Mayr
Inszenierung und Bühne  Momme Hinrichs (fettFilm)
Kostüme  Sven Bindseil
Video  Torge Møller (fettFilm)
Licht  Max Karbe
Einstudierung Kinder- und Jugendchor  Ekaterina Klewitz
Regieassistenz und Abendspielleitung  Ruben Michael
Musikalische Assistenz und Studienleitung  Pauli Jämsä
Bühnenbildassistenz  Michele Taborelli
Mara Schönborn
Kostümassistenz  Dieter Hauber
Inspizienz  Barbara Schröder
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