Alma Elizabeth Deutscher is a British composer, pianist and violinist. Deutscher composed her first piano sonata at the age of five. At seven, she completed a short opera The Sweeper of Dreams. Aged nine, she wrote a concerto for violin and orchestra. At the age of ten, she wrote her first full-length opera, Cinderella, which had its European premiere in Vienna in 2016 under the patronage of conductor Zubin Mehta. The U.S. premiere a year later at Opera San Jose was released on DVD by Sony Classical. Deutscher’s piano concerto was performed when she was 12. She made her debut at Carnegie Hall in 2019.
Cinderella (Viennese version for children) (2018)
Cinderella (Viennese version for children) by A. Deutscher, from Vienna State Opera, 2018. Directed by Birgit Kajtna, conductor Witolf Werner, starring Alma Deutscher, Bryony Dwyer, Simina Ivan, Bongiwe Nakani, Pavel Kolgatin. Performed in German and Subtitled in German and Italian.