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Opéra-bonbon : l'aventure gourmande d'Hansel et Gretel

Piano Nobile de la Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier October 15, 2023

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A delectable opera performance that’s as tasty as a candy treat! 

Once upon a time not so (la – ti – do!) long ago, there were two cheerful singers who wanted to tell the tale of Hansel and Gretel, set to music. Their mischievous pal tried to lend them a helping hand, but he was so greedy and easily distracted that his foot—or is that candy?—would always end up in his mouth… 

What could they do to keep his attention on the task at hand? How about giving him an important role to play in the story? Relive the tale savoured by candy lovers everywhere in this fanciful, playful concert. 

Details

  • Venue : Piano Nobile de la Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
  • Producer / Presenter : Place des Arts
  • Seats : general admission
  • Ages : 3 to 5
  • Language : French
  • Duration : 35 minutes
  • Creation : Jeunesses Musicales Canada
  • Artists : Cécile Muhire (soprano) – Gretel, Charlotte Gagnon (mezzo-soprano) – Hansel, Guillaume Rodrigue (actor-singer) – narration, Michel-Alexandre Broekaert (pianist)
  • Stage Director : Alain Gauthier | Text and Adaptation of the Opera Libretto : Pascal Blanchet | Set Design : Pierre-Luc Boudreau | Lighting : Élise Neil-Bernier
  • Shows in the Place des Arts junior series are made possible through : the financial support of the Fondation de la Place des Arts.
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