‘Hansel and Gretel’ Return to the Anderson Center

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Christina R. Santa Maria, as Hansel, Rachel Young, as Gretel, Caitlin Gotimer, as The Mom, Max Rydqvist as The Dad, Cole Tornberg, as The Witch and Karima Jibril, as The Sandman, star in the classic opera Hansel & Gretal will be produced on the Chamber Hall at the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts stage at 1 pm and 4 pm Sunday, December 8 2013. Pictured here, Tornberg, Young and Santa Maria.

Noby Ishida

Thomas Goodheart

It’s that time of year for seasonal favorites.  The Opera Workshop of the Binghamton University Music Department presents Engelbert Humperdinck’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ in two performances on Sunday, December 8. Opera Workshop coordinator Thomas Goodheart and conductor Noby Ishida join us to talk about what makes this opera such a family favorite, and also about what makes the world of opera such a small world.

 

Photo credit: Binghamton University Music Department