Hansel and Gretel at the Opera – Digital
For 7 to 12 year olds
Discover all the richness of opera through Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel.
Immerse yourself in the world of the voice: make vocalisations, explore the registers and find your own. Even learn a tune and choreography to sing and dance like Hansel and Gretel. As you demystify the wonderful job of a lyric singer, you’ll see that opera is not rocket science!
2 versions offered for the 4-6 year olds and 7-12 year olds*
Duration of each workshop: 4 segments of 8 to 10 minutes each
Language of presentation: French and English
Available from January 2021
Concept : Aurélie Négrier
Original concept : Myriam Laroche
Host : Aurélie Négrier (FR) / Gabriela Iznardo (ENG)
Contributing artists : Cécile Muhire, Charlotte Gagnon, Guillaume Rodrigue and Carl Matthieu Neher
CAPSULE 1: THE VOICE OF THE OPERA. In this first capsule, discover this very special instrument that is the voice! In opera, the singers tell a story… Do you know the story of Hansel and Gretel?
CAPSULE 2 : OPERA VOICES AND CHARACTERS. Let’s play guessing games with the witch’s voice! Does she have a deep or high-pitched voice? Let’s explore vocalizations!
CAPSULE 3 : FEELINGS & MUSIC. Music and emotions are important for singers. Are you able to recognize joy, sadness in the voice of singers?
CAPSULE 4 : SING THE SONG OF HANSEL AND GRETEL! Opera singers are like athletes and must be well trained, in this last capsule, sing with a real opera singer!