HANS OG GRÉTA / HANSEL AND GRETEL

STAGE DESIGN 

Engelbert Humberdinck´s fary-tale opera Hansel and Gretel is based on the Grimm brothers   "Hansel and Gretel" and was composed to a libretto by the composer´s sister Adelheid Wette and was firstly composed as a play for the children in the family to perform. It turned out as a full-scale opera and was premiered in Weimar in December 1893 and has been performed near Christmastime ever since.

The Icelandic Opera 2018

Performed in Norðurljós, Harpa

 

Opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

 

Stage Director: Þórunn Sigþórsdóttir

Music Director: Bjarni Frímann 

Costume Designer: María Th. Ólafsdóttir

Lighting Designer: Björn Bergsteinn Guðmundsson

Video Designer: Roland Hamilton

Performed by: Arnheiður Eiríksdóttir, Jóna Kolbrúnardóttir, Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir, Oddur A. Jónsson, Dóra Steinunn Ármannsdóttir, Kristín Mantyla, Graduale choir of Langholtskirkja, Orchestra of the Icelandic Opera