Opera America Grant Dreams versus Composer Realities

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Source: Contemporary Classical Composer Sabrina Pena Young Official Music Site, Filmmaker, Speaker, Writer: Opera America Grant Dreams versus Composer Realities

Opera America Grant Dreams versus Composer Realities

operaYesterday I had an opportunity to speak with a representative from Opera Americaabout the grant I recently applied for but did not receive. The grant was for a new opera I would like to put together called Alicia and the White Rabbit. Primarily a children’s opera, the opera focuses on a young girl who must make a decision between moving in with a parent that she is never met, or going to the nefarious children’s home full of gloom and sadness. The opera has a distinct Latin American music sound and is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland stories. Although the story does not follow Alice’s crazy exploration into a psychedelic dreamland, there are distinct aspects the parallel the original…

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