Prism (opera)

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Prism
Opera by Ellen Reid
LibrettistRoxie Perkins
LanguageEnglish
Premiere
November 2018 (2018-11)

Prism is a 2018 opera by Ellen Reid that explores the post-traumatic stress experience after sexual assault. Reid received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Music for her work on the opera.

Production history[edit]

Its world premiere was in Los Angeles in November 2018, in collaboration between the Los Angeles Opera and Beth Morrison Projects. It then went on to premiere in New York at the Prototype Festival. "p r i s m" made its international debut in Sao Paulo, Brazil in August/September of 2019. [1]

Reception[edit]

Reid received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Music for her work on p r i s m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ross, Alex (January 21, 2019). "Psychotic Opera at the Prototype Festival". The New Yorker. ISSN 0028-792X.
  2. ^ Minsker, Evan (April 15, 2019). "Aretha Franklin and Composer Ellen Reid Win 2019 Pulitzer Prizes for Music". Pitchfork. Retrieved September 5, 2019.

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