Hansel & Gretel http://redriverradio.org en Lyric Opera of Chicago: Elektra and Hansel & Gretel http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-elektra-and-hansel-gretel <div><strong>Airs Saturday, June 8 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Join us this Saturday at noon for an </span>operatic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> double feature with Richard Strauss' Elektra sung in German and </span>Engelbert<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Humperdinck's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hansel &amp; Gretel </span>also<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sung in German. Elektra&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">features </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in the title roll, Emily Magee as </span>Chrysothemis<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Jill Grove as </span>Clytemnestra<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Alan Held as </span>Orestes<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Roger Honeywell as </span>Aegisthus<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Sir Andrew Davis&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">conducts this production directed by David </span>McVicar<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Hansel &amp; Gretel Elizabeth </span>DeShong<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plays Hansel and Maria </span>Kanyova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plays Gretel with Jill Grove as the Witch, Julie </span>Makerov<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as the Mother and Brian Mulligan as the father. Eric&nbsp;</span>Einhorn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> directs this production with Ward Stare conducting.</span></div><p> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 28558 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: Elektra and Hansel & Gretel