The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera - paperback with CD


Watch as the curtains open and the opera begins. The seven operatic stories in this beautiful collection are each proceeded by an introduction about the origins of the story. There are also extensive notes about opera houses, behind-the-scenes terminology, famous opera houses and composers, and more.

Operas include: Brittens The Little Sweep, Mozarts The Magic Flute, Humperdincks Hansel and Gretel, Wagners The Flying Dutchman, Rossinis La Cenerentola, Von Glucks Orpheus and Eurydice, and Rimsky-Korsakovs Christmas Eve

Book with CDs edition includes stories read by actress Miranda Richardson.

Retold By: Shahrukh Husain

Illustrated By: James Mayhew

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