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See latest reviews of other albums..., October 2016

Humperdinck’s masterpiece is an endearing and musically adroit opera that continues to entrance adults and children alike. Steeped in the guileless world of folk-song: the children’s songs and dances, the idyllic forest scenes, the supernatural material and the central thematic chorale are all rooted in German traditional music. Conductor Franz Welser-Möst draws this impressive diversity of sound from the orchestra of the Zurich Opera House in Frank Corsaro’s stylish and imaginative production for Zurich Opera. © 2016 Read complete review

Ralph V. Lucano
American Record Guide, May 2015

The performance is well sung all around. Muff is a particularly warm, likable Peter; and the two children are pure and true. Hartelius has fresh, lovely top notes; and Nikiteanu’s soprano is just dark enough to offer the necessary contrast.

…the Blu-ray picture and sound are excellent. © 2015 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

Huntley Dent
Fanfare, March 2015

…here is a musically solid Hänsel und Gretel… The Blu-ray version is crystal clear, with full, realistic sound. © 2015 Fanfare Read complete review

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