Afterword, the multimedia opera being created by Mellon Fellows George Lewis, Sean Griffin and Catherine Sullivan is featured in the current issue of Downbeat.
Gray Center Mellon Fellow George Lewis featured in New York Times article on the role of race amongst composers.
Afterword, an Opera premieres at the MCA
Mellon fellows George Lewis, Catherine Sullivan, and Sean Griffin have joined forces with the trail-blazing new music group, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), to fashion a multimedia opera that functions not as a history of the AACM, but as a “Bildungsoper”--a coming-of age opera of ideas, positionality, and testament.
Afterword, a Conversation
Composer and Columbia University professor George Lewis reflects on Afterword, an Opera as a “Bildungsoper”—a coming-of-age opera of ideas and testament—whose libretto he drew from his 2008 book, A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (University of Chicago Press).