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University Opera Production "Hansel & Gretel"

April 05, 2018 - April 06, 2018
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Performing Arts Center, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

“Hansel and Gretel”: The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Opera Workshop is proud to present an opera performance of “Hansel and Gretel” on Thursday, April 5, and Friday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The performance, which was adapted into a children’s opera by Denise Page Caraher, will be directed by Dr. Ellen Denham, professional assistant professor of music at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, and is a condensed version of Humperdinck’s classic fairy tale opera. Known for its folk music-inspired themes, “Hansel and Gretel” will teach important lessons about healthy eating and food insecurity while dazzling audiences with its musical numbers accompanied by an instrumental ensemble conducted by Dr. Jose Flores, associate professor of music, and featuring Dr. Sangmi Lim, piano, and students from the A&M-Corpus Christi orchestra. Tickets are $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students and military with proper ID. For more information, call 361.825.3516.

Elizabeth Cook