David Hertzberg wins MCANA award
The second annual award for Best New Opera has been given to composer David Hertzberg for his opera “The Wake World.” This was announced by the MCANA (Music Critics Association of North America).
Hertzberg's opera was premiered on September 18, 2017. It was commissioned by Opera Philadelphia in a co-presentation with The Barnes Foundation. All performances of "The Wake World" were sold out, and the work received rave reviews.