Zhou Long Wins Music Pulitzer For Fairy Tale Opera : Deceptive Cadence : NPR

Chinese-America composer Zhou Long has won the Pulitzer Prize for music with his opera Madame White Snake. The work received its world premiere in a production at Opera Boston Feb. 26, 2010, conducted by Gil Rose.

Pulitzer officials described Zhou’s piece as “a deeply expressive opera that draws on a Chinese folk tale to blend the musical traditions of the East and the West.”

full article: Zhou Long Wins Music Pulitzer For Fairy Tale Opera : Deceptive Cadence : NPR.

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