Stephanie Fleischmann Named Winner of the 2022 Campbell Opera Librettist Prize

OPERA America has announced librettist Stephanie Fleischmann as the 2022 Campbell Opera Librettist Prize winner. Conceived and funded by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-winning librettist Mark Campbell, the prize seeks to raise the profile of librettists, who seldom receive recognition for their work. The award comes with a $7,000 prize to support creative and career development. Fleischmann, an alumna of {…}

Festival ZeitRäume Basel to Stage World Premiere of Michael Hersch and Stephanie Fleischmann’s ‘Poppaea’

Photo of Michael Hersch by Richard Anderson American composer Michael Hersch and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann’s “Poppaea,” will have its world premiere at Switzerland’s Festival ZeitRäume Basel on Sept. 10 & 12, 2021, before moving on to the Vienna and the Wien Modern Festival, Nov. 5-7, 2021. The production is directed by Markus Bothe. The one-act opera stars soprano Ah Young Hong, a frequent {…}