On June 4, 2023, the Society of Musical Arts (SOMA) presents excerpts from composers Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’ Pulitzer Prize-winning opera OMAR, conducted by Stephen Culbertson (Subito Music founder and president). Concert takes place at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield, NJ.
Abels: Omar wins The Pulitzer!
Congratulations to co-composers Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels on being awarded the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Music for their first opera Omar. The Pulitzer Prize Citation reads: “Omar, by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels. Premiered on May 27, 2022 at the Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, S.C., an innovative and compelling opera about the enslaved […]