Matthew Kaner
COMPOSER

Hansel and Gretel: A Nightmare in Eight Scenes

Poetry by Simon Armitage. Directed by Clive Hicks-Jenkins and produced by Kate Romano for Goldfield Productions. Performed by the Goldfield Ensemble with Adey Grummet (soprano-narrator), Diana Ford and Lizzie Wort (puppeteers).

View the full performance below (recorded live at Milton Court, Barbican Centre in October 2018). Video created by Goldfield Productions in collaboration with Culture Colony.

Hansel and Gretel: A Nightmare in Eight Scenes premiered at Cheltenham Music Festival, on 7 July 2018, and subsequently toured the UK during 2018. It was commissioned by Goldfield Productions. The commission and tour was supported by Arts Council England, PRS Foundation, Foyle Foundation, Radcliffe Trust, RVW Trust, Double O Foundation, Leche Trust, Colwinston Trust and John S Cohen Foundation.

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