OPERA America Award for Pamela Madsen
OPERA America has announced that Pamela Madsenis one of the recipients of a Discovery Grant from the Opera Grants for Women Composers program. She receives the award for her work Why Women Went West: Eleven Eleisons from East to West. This multimedia chamber opera was created in collaboration with libretttis Quintan Ana Wikswo. It explores controversies over human rights, water wars, and early 20th-century feminist artist communities.