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Mark Adamo (USA)

A composer, librettist, critic and annotator, Mark Adamo was educated at New York University where he received the Paulette Goddard Remarque Scholarship for outstanding undergraduate achievement in playwriting. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Music Degree cum laude in composition in 1990 from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. where he was awarded the Theodore Presser Prize for outstanding undergraduate achievement in composition. He has annotated programmes for Stagebill, The Freer Gallery of Art, and for BMG Classics; and his criticism and interviews have appeared in The Washington Post, Stagebill, Opera News, The Star-Ledger and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

Mark Adamo's first opera Little Women received its premiere in 1998 to critical acclaim, since when it has received further performances throughout the United States.

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