Operas for children
Other operas specifically written with children in mind:
The Adventures of Pinocchio - Jonathan Dove
Information about the opera The Adventures of Pinocchio by Jonathan Dove, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.
Commissioned by Opera North and Sadler's Wells Theatre.
Recommended recordings on DVD
Parry/Simmonds/Summers (Opus Arte OA 1005 D)
A very enjoyable opera, well performed and superbly filmed.
Opera North Orchestra, Opera North Chorus, conducted by David Parry.
Cast: Victoria Simmonds (Pinocchio), Jonathan Summers (Geppetto), Mary Plazas (The Blue Fairy), Rebecca Bottone (Cricket).
Opus Arte OA 1005 D