January 5, 2022

OPERA America awards third cycle of IDEA Opera Grants to Diana Solomon-Glover, Maria Thompson Corley, Pamela Baskin-Watson & Nedra Dixon

OPERA America is pleased to announce the third cycle of IDEA Opera Grants (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), an initiative that supports teams of composers and librettists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and/or Native American in the development of new operatic works and the advancement of their careers in the opera industry.

This year’s grantees are:

  • Diana Solomon-Glover, librettist, and Maria Thompson Corley, composer, for The Boy from Troy
  • Pamela Baskin-Watson, composer/librettist, and Nedra Dixon, co-librettist for A GOD • SIB'S TALE: A Folk Opera.