Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel Und Gretel - E. Gruberova, B. Fassbaender,...





With English subtitles

Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921)

Hänsel und Gretel (1891-1892)

Fairy-tale opera in three acts

A film by August Everding

Libretto: Adelheid Wette

Hänsel..........Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano
Gretel..........Edita Gruberova, soprano
Peter (their father)..........Hermann Prey, baritone
Gertrud (their mother)..........Helga Dernesch, soprano & mezzo-soprano
Die Knusperhexe (the witch)..........Sena Jurinac, soprano & mezzo-soprano
Sandmännchen (Sandman)..........Norma Burrowes, soprano
Taumännchen (Dew Fairy)..........Elfriede Hobarth, soprano

Wiener Philharmoniker
Conductor: Georg Solti

Direction: August Everding

Filmed in Vienna, 1981



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