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Kids Commute - Hansel and Gretel Week!

In 1812,the Brothers Grimm wrote many stories and fables and published them as “Grimm’s Fairy Tales”. This week on Kids Commute, we’ll hear the story of “Hansel and Gretel,” in the form of an opera by Englebert Humperdinck in 1893. We’ll share the highlights of the story and the beautiful music that helps it all come to life. Of course, we’ll remember to give you the Kids Commute Quizlet. Text us the correct answer and you’ll win yourself a Kids Commute Prize Pack. Thanks for listening to Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio!

KC 3106 - HANSEL AND GRETEL WEEK! Tuesday: Today, Hansel and Gretel's mother comes home to find that they've been shirking their chores and playing around - and worse! - Hansel accidentally breaks the family milk jug! Heidi Grant Murphy is Gretel, Suzanne Mentzer is Hansel, Mother is Janice Taylor. Andreas Delfs conducts the Milwaukee Symphony.

KC 3107 - HANSEL AND GRETEL WEEK! Wednesday: Today, we'll hear the most famous music from Engelbert Humperdinck's opera - the "Evening Prayer" (also known as the "Children's Prayer." Heidi Grant Murphy is Gretel, Suzanne Mentzer is Hansel.
KC 3108 - HANSEL AND GRETEL WEEK! Thursday: Today, we'll hear our weird, wicked Gingerbread Witch (Judith Forst) sing her aria!
KC 3109 - HANSEL AND GRETEL WEEK! Friday: Today, Gretel (Heidi Grant Murphy) very wisely plays dumb, and rescues Hansel (Suzanne Mentzer) from the Witch (Judith Forst) in our conclusion of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera.