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Review: San Francisco Opera sets holiday mood with a gentler ‘Hansel and Gretel’

“Hansel and Gretel,” Engelbert Humperdinck’s 1890s fairy tale, is currently running at San Francisco Opera. A co-production with Royal Opera in London, it is set squarely in a Brothers Grimm landscape, with alpine cottages that back up to snow-covered mountains and lots of gingerbread. As all good fairy tales, the story is dark: Hansel and […]