Opera Holland Park's Director of Opera James Clutton chats to composer Will Todd, director Martin Duncan, producer Sarah Crabtree and soprano Fflur Wyn on the process behind, and memories of, commissioning the family opera Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. They discuss everything from how the idea initially came about and workshopping the piece in November 2012 to its premiere on the Yucca Lawn in Holland Park in July 2013.
From the Producer’s Office is a series of informal podcasts with Opera Holland Park’s Director of Opera, James Clutton. In conversation with creatives and collaborators across the industry, we explore the process of putting opera on stage, and how the artists involved approach their craft.
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