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Opera - Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel

Opera - Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel

The Fresno State Opera Theatre and Symphony Orchestra present

Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel

Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” is a classic opera based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. First performed in 1893, it has become one of the most beloved works in the operatic repertoire, known for its lush melodies, imaginative storytelling and thrilling musical moments. The story follows the adventures of two siblings, Hansel and Gretel, as they navigate the dangerous forest in search of food and eventually come face-to-face with a wicked witch. With its themes of love, family and perseverance in the face of adversity, Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” continues to captivate audiences of all ages.

  • Maria Briggs, director
  • Anthony Radford, producer
  • Thomas Loewenheim, conductor
  • Drew Quiring, coach and repetiteur
  • Cari Earnhart, chorus master

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 3 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5 in the Fresno State Concert Hall.

Photo credit: David Hunter


  • FREE - Fresno State students (ticket reservation required)
  • $15 - General
  • $10 - Fresno State employees, non-Fresno State students, seniors
  • $5 - Children 12 and under

Friday, March 03, 2023


Department of Music

Phone: (559) 278-2654
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2380 East Keats Avenue
Fresno, CA 93740


$15 General | $10 Seniors | Free for students