Hansel and Gretel
    By Humperdinck

    20:00, Fri 16th February 2007 - Sun 18th February 2007 at West Road Concert Hall
    14:30, Sun 18th February 2007 at West Road Concert Hall
    Lent Week 4 to Week 5

    In a story-book world, young Hansel and Gretel get lost in the woods, chancing upon an enchanted cottage made of sweets, and an old woman who wants to bring them both to a very sticky end. This timeless tale of the perils of a sweet tooth is charmingly brought to life by Humperdinck's score, which is simultaneously highly Romantic and touchingly naive - an unlikely combination, perhaps, but one which has proved a perennial favourite since its premier in 1893. This production is being double cast to accommodate four performances over three days, and in order to involve as many students as possible; an ambitious education project will also involve young people in the local community. A great favourite with children and adults alike for over a century, and ideally suited to student voices, 'Hansel and Gretel' promises to be a thoroughly magical production. For tickets visit or call 020 81445433.


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