The Book Collector
Composer: Stella Sung
Composer Bio: As a national and international award-winning composer, Stella Sung's compositions are performed throughout the United States and abroad. Sung was the first Composer-in-Residence for the Orlando (FL) Philharmonic Orchestra, (2008-2011), and continues to serve as Composer-in-Residence for Dance Alive National Ballet (Gainesville, FL ). As a recent recipient of a "Music Alive" award, a three-year award sponsored by New Music USA, the League of American Orchestras, ASCAP, the Aaron Copland Fund, and the Andrew Mellon Foundation, Dr. Sung is currently serving as Composer-in-Residence for the Dayton (OH) Performing Arts Alliance (Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Ballet, and Dayton Opera). During the course of her three-year residency, she will be creating new works for orchestra, ballet, and opera. The DPAA is one of five, nationally selected cohort recipients of the "Music Alive" award residencies, during which composers and orchestras interact to create new, innovative works that engage communities and artists during the residencies.
Librettist: Ernest Hilbert
Premiere Date: May 20, 2016
Description: The Book Collector is a one-act opera described as a “mystical landscape” by Ms. Sung, written as a precursor to the famous Carmina Burana.   
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: 1
Contact: Not Available
Composer Web Site: www.stellasung.com
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