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Hansel and Gretel

Simon Armitage's take on this classic fairy tale, with music by Matthew Kaner, in a stage production devised and performed live by the Goldfield Ensemble with narrator Adey Grummet

A re-imagining of the classic fairy tale by the poet Simon Armitage with music by Matthew Kaner, a work devised for the stage by the Goldfield Ensemble. This touring production was inspired by the visual creations of artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins, with puppeteers working alongside the chamber ensemble and narrator Adey Grummet. Kate Molleson introduces a recording of the London performance which took place at Milton Court Concert Hall in October. Also tonight, a selection of some of the best new releases of 2018.

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