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Excellent Article in WSJ on David Del Tredici’s ‘Child Alice’

As the article says:  “David Del Tredici’s ambitious ‘Child Alice’ reveals a complicated vision.” More importantly, the performance was recorded, to be released in 2017. What I like about this article is its stance on the establishment’s take on difference – even when that establishment is nontraditional.  The atonal powers-that-be dismissed this out of hand,… [read full post]

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ALICE, A Steampunk Concert Fantasy at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas

Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later, a Las Vegas Alice show.  Performed infrequently, check the show’s page on the official Hard Rock website for details.  Next performance appears to be May 20. From the Las Vegas Sun: Alice: A Steampunk Rock Opera at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel, and the eight-member… [read full post]

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A New Full-Length Alice Opera

For fans of Alice and classical music, here’s news via LCSNA member C.M. Rubin about a new full-length Alice opera. Composer (and opera singer) Dr. Gary Bachlund has created two one act operas, one for Wonderland and one for Looking-Glass, that can be performed separately or together.  Wouldn’t it be nice to see someone produce this during… [read full post]

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New Alice Opera for Families in Holland Park

One of our Mimsy Minions alerted us to this item: composer Will Todd (who wrote the Queen’s Jubilee anthem, among other things) has composed a family-oriented opera inspired by Alice’s adventures.  He notes that it’s not a literal adaptation, more like a single adventure with Alice and some of the familiar characters. The opera premiered… [read full post]

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