Some Light Emerges
About the Artist:
Mark Cambell’s best-known work is Silent Night, which received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Music and is one of the most frequently performed operas in recent history. His other successful operas include As One, Later the Same Evening, Volpone, Bastianello/Lucrezia, The Manchurian Candidate, The Inspector, Approaching Ali, A Letter to East 11th Street, and most recently, The Shining. Honors include a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Recording, the first Kleban Foundation Award for most promising lyricist, two Richard Rodgers Awards, three Drama Desk nominations, a Jonathan Larson Foundation Award, a New York Foundation for the Arts Playwriting Fellowship, the first Domenic J. Pelliciotti Award, and a grant from the New York State Council of the Arts. Upcoming premieres in 2017 include Elizabeth Cree for Opera Philadelphia (Kevin Puts, composer); Dinner at Eight for Minnesota Opera (William Bolcom); The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke and Mr. Hare for Boston Lyric Opera (Julian Grant); and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs for Santa Fe Opera (Mason Bates).