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Readjusting Your Reality: Ellen Reid Wins Music Pulitzer For ‘P r i s m’

Ellen Reid’s opera p r i s m has won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for music.

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James Matthew Daniel

Ellen Reid’s opera p r i s m has won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for music.

James Matthew Daniel

Ellen Reid, a 36-year-old composer, won the Pulitzer Prize in Music on Monday for her opera p r i s m. The Pulitzer jury described the winning piece as a “bold new operatic work that uses sophisticated vocal writing and striking instrumental timbres to confront difficult subject matter: the effects of sexual and emotional abuse.” The two other finalists were Sustain, an orchestral work by Andrew Norman, and Still for solo piano by James Romig. Reid

Article source: https://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2019/04/15/713625417/readjusting-your-reality-ellen-reid-wins-music-pulitzer-for-p-r-i-s-m

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