Date(s) - 12/17/2020 - 12/21/2020
A complete performance of a Metropolitan Opera holiday favorite, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, will be available to stream for free from 2 p.m. Dec. 17 to 2 p.m. Dec. 21. There will also be a talk with music educator Timothy Brendler about Humperdinck’s operating interpretation of the classic story at 10 a.m. Dec. 17. At 10 a.m. Dec. 18, professional clown Stephanie Sine will lead families in a craft inspired by Hansel and Gretel’s adventure. New York Times food writer Melissa Clark and countertenor (and avid baker) Anthony Roth Costanzo will guide families in baking Deep Dark Fudgy Brownies at 8 a.m. Dec. 19. Actor and songwriter Joel Waggoner will lead a session on how to compose music and write lyrics for carols that are inspired by our own holiday traditions at 10 a.m. Dec. 20. To celebrate the Winter Solstice, musician and educator Goussy Célestin will share how music and stories have helped us understand the passage of time at 10 a.m. Dec. 21. The festival concludes with a dance party and holiday celebration for the entire family via Zoom at 11 a.m. Dec. 21. Click here to register.