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

Hansel and Gretel
https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/11/11/hansel-and-gretel-comes-to-2-bay-area-opera-stages/
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)