Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel / Hoff, Staatskapelle Weimar

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The singing is uniformly fine. The crucial central roles of Hänsel (Sayaka Shigeshima) and Gretel (Elisabeth Wimmer) are well contrasted but sung without any arch affectation. Wimmer in particular has a voice of ideal clarity and lightness and she sings the folksong like "Mitt den Füsschen tapp, tapp, tapp" with a perfect air of artless innocence.

– MusicWeb International


Product Description:


  • Release Date: February 01, 2014


  • UPC: 760623183763


  • Catalog Number: 9091837-6


  • Label: Mdg


  • Number of Discs: 2


  • Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck


  • Conductor: Martin Hoff


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Schola Cantorum Weimar, Staatskapelle Weimar


  • Performer: Alexander Günther, Caterina Maier, Elisabeth Wimmer, Hyunjin Park, Rebecca Teem, Sayaka Shigeshima, Uwe Schenker-primus