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Summer 2017

Episode 3: Alma Deutscher: Finding Cinderella

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Alan Yentob meets musical prodigy Alma Deutscher. Aged 11, she is staging her first full-length opera, Cinderella. Composer, pianist, violinist... Alma learned to read music before she could read words. She began playing the piano aged two and at four years old she was composing her own music.

From a tree house in Dorking to an opera house in Vienna, imagine... spends time with Alma at work and at play. In the months leading up to the premiere of her opera in Vienna, we discover the inspiration and motivation behind a truly remarkable talent. Show less


Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Bryn Terfel
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Simon Rattle
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Morag Tinto
Morag Tinto
Production Manager:
Jackie Dorman
Production Manager:
Claire McCluskey
Production Coordinator:
Susan Scott
Production Coordinator:
Jennifer Patterson

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