This Week in the Knoxville Mercury: Preview of KO’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’

KO_HandGKnoxville Opera’s production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel opens on Friday at the Tennessee Theatre. (Sung in English) My preview of the work can be found in this week’s Knoxville Mercury, on newsstands now. Or read it online.

Conductor: Brian Salesky conducting the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Stage director: Candace Evans

Hansel: Chrystal E. Williams
Gretel: Lindsay Russell
The Witch: Katherine Lerner
Mother: Elizabeth Peterson
Father: Scott Bearden
Dew Fairy: Mia Pafumi
Sandman: Margaret Ramsey