Keel Watson, from King to 'Katerpillar'...
As well as performnig the role of Il Re in Aida for Opera Holland park with summer, Keel Watson reprises the role of the Caterpillar in Will Todd's family opera Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The Caterpillar is a role that Keel created when the opera was first premiered in 2013, and that he sings on the newly released cast recording.
“Keel Watson was a magnificent Caterpillar, moving with stately torpor and delivering another show-stopper with his ‘Wonderland Blues’.”
“Perhaps the most memorable of all was Keel Watson's Caterpillar, who got to sing a most delightful blues.”