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Unsuk Chin brings Aice In Wonderland to LA

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Modernist Korean composer Unsuk Chin brought her arresting version of Lewis Carroll's iconic creation - Alice in Wonderland to LA's Walt Disney Concert Hall last Friday February 26. The opera featured - Rachele Gilmore as Alice and Christopher Lemmings as Mouse, and Finnish conductor Susanna Malkki conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

A huge undertaking, the project was written for Fifteen singers assuming 31 roles and an eclectic orchestra that includes plenty of utensils. Nothing in this opera is easy including executing the high pitched sounds compliments of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus.  READ THE FULL Los Angeles Times REVIEW

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