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Digging Into Hansel and Gretel

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Kevin Richard Doherty sits down with soprano, Lindsay Russell and stage director, Candace Evans of Knoxville Opera's upcoming production of Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel. Candace tells us about digging into the psyche of Humperdinck's masterpiece. She also talks about how her production of Philip Glass' Akhnaten was chosen by the composer himself as the definitive version for DVD. Lindsay discusses the intricacies of playing a young girl and why she keeps on keeping on the path as an opera singer. Hansel and Gretel opens Friday night, February 26 at 7:30 PM at the Tennessee Theater and the matinee performance takes place on Sunday, February 28 at 2:30 PM.