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Robert Chauls

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Alice in Wonderland (1978)
Work Notes
36' (six scenes) or 75' (eight scenes)
Text Writer
Libretto by the composer after Lewis Carroll.
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Year Composed
1978
Duration
36 Minutes
Language
English
Solo Instrument(s)
lyr S, S, T/Mz, dram Mz/dram S, Mz, T/S, lyr T, Bar, Bar, 3B (3 roles may be sung by one person), speaking role [alternate cast = lyr S, Mz. T[=S], B-Bar]
Alternate Orchestration
fl(pic), cl, bn, hn, tpt, tbn, kbd [or] fl, vc, perc, pf
Programme Note
Robert Chauls Alice in Wonderland (1978)

Cast List:
   ALICE: Lyric Soprano
   THE DORMOUSE: Soprano
   THE CHESHIRE CAT: Tenor or Mezzo-Soprano
   THE QUEEN OF HEARTS: Dramatic Mezzo-Soprano
   THE COOK: Mezzo-Soprano
   THE WHITE RABBIT:Tenor or Soprano
   THE MOCK TURTLE: Lyric Tenor
   THE DUCHESS: Baritone
   THE MAD HATTER: Baritone
   THE CATERPILLAR: Bass
   THE MARCH HARE: Baritone
   THE GRYPHON: Bass
   THE KING OF HEARTS: Speaking role
   Chorus of Cards

When performed by four singers, the roles should be distributed as follows:
Lyric Soprano: Alice
Tenor (or Soprano): White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle
Mezzo-Soprano: Queen of Hearts, Cook
Bass-Baritone: Duchess, Gryphon, King of Hearts

Synopsis:
Scenes: A Meadow, Wonderland (Alice and the White Rabbit), A Garden (Alice and the Caterpillar), The Duchess’s Kitchen, A Forest (The Cheshire Cat), In Front of the March Hare’s House, The Croquet Field, The Mock Turtle’s Rock, Wonderland (The Trial), A Meadow.


Performances
Date
Title
  • 05 APR 2009
    Franklin, MA
    Franklin Performing Arts Co.
    Hallie Wetzel, conductor

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