April 10th, 2013
Hansel und Gretel
On April 22, Rising Alternative presents the opera “Hänsel und Gretel” in a live broadcast from the Opera de Paris in Paris, France as part of its Performing Arts in HD Cinema series. “Hänsel und Gretel” features music by Engelbert Humperdinck and libretto by Adelheid Wette, adapted from the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale. Daniela Sindram (Hänsel) and Anne-Catherine Gillet (Gretel) star as the sweets-hungry tots who get their revenge on the evil witch, sung by Andreas Conrad. Jochen Schmeckenbecher and Irmgard Vilsmaier round out the cast as Peter and Gertrud, respectively.