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Hansel and Gretel Peformances at Purchase College This Weekend

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Hansel and GretelPurchase Opera presents the popular German classic “Hansel and Gretel” on the main stage of the Purchase College Performing Arts Center this weekend, Nov. 15 to 17.

Based on the haunting Grimms’ fairytale, with music composed by Engelbert Humperdinck, the production is fully staged with lavish sets and costumes. Purchase Opera students will bring their exceptional vocal and acting skills to the production, which features accompaniment by the Purchase Symphony Orchestra.

Performances of the German version of the opera (with English subtitles) will be held on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. followed by a matinee on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. On Nov. 13-15 there will be an abbreviated version of the opera in English for schoolchildren from Westchester and Fairfield counties.

For more information or to order tickets, call 914-251-6200 or visit


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