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Milwaukee Symphony presents Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, Feb 1st at 8p

Opera San Jose's 2013 production of “Hansel and Gretel,” shown here.
Opera San Jose's 2013 production of “Hansel and Gretel,” shown here.

We start the month with a fairytale opera and continue the month with Copland, Bernstein, Beethoven, Brahms, Adams and Mussorgsky. Tuesdays at 8pm.

2/1 Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel, A Fairytale Opera in Three Acts (Anna Christy, s; Heidi Grant Murphy, s; Judith Forst, ms; Susanne Mentzer, ms; Janice Taylor, ms; Robert Orth, bar; Milwaukee Symphony Women’s Chorus; Milwaukee Children’s Choir; Andreas Delfs, cond)

2/8 Nielsen: Symphony No. 5 Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Augustin Hadelich, v; Edo de Waart, cond)

2/15 Copland: Quiet City Bernstein: Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium) John Adams: Harmonielehre (Margaret Butler, eh; Matthew Ernst, tr; Phillipe Quint, v; Edo de Waart, cond)

2/22 Mussorgsky/Gorchakov: Pictures at an Exhibition Brahms: Symphony No. 2 (Ken-David Masur, cond)