For the Young at Heart: Preview of Hansel and Gretel
Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. at the Haggin Museum in Victory Park
Based on the fairy tale published by the Brothers Grimm, Humperdink’s opera Hansel and Gretel, never fails to delight audiences young and old. Join Maestro Peter Jaffe for a preview of the Stockton Opera’s production, anticipating the fully staged performances on January 12th and 14th. To be sung in English, this timeless tale of enchantment is rich with the melodies and warmth of the Romantic tradition – the story comes to life with charm and a smile. Maestro Jaffee brings musical examples, taking us through the historical background, plot, and musical elements of this beloved favorite. Questions are welcomed at the end of the hour.
Hansel and Gretel performance
Friday January 12 and Sunday January 14 at the Faye Spanos Concert Hall University of the Pacific
Tickets for go on sale Monday, November 20 through Stockton Symphony Box Office (209) 951-0196 www.stocktonsymphony.org