The Amazing Adventure of Alvin Allegretto A One-Act Comic Opera for Kids and Their Families

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LKMP R00973/ HL 43731

Duration (minutes): 
50
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Bass-Baritone, Boy Soprano Soli: Clarinet, Perc(1), Cello, Piano.
"A delightful work...clever dialogue...complimented by the skillfully composed music."  In the town of Harmony, everybody sings... everybody, that is, except Alvin Allegretto. His parents take him to see one expert after another to find a cure for his strange condition but only Alvin, with the help of the audience, can find the answer. Music and story by Bruce Adolphe; libretto by Sarah Schlesinger. Commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera Guild.  Premiered by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & The Metropolitan Opera Guild.