Mark Campbell was recently profiled in Opera News as one of 25 artists “poised…to become major forces in opera in the coming decade.” He has written nine operas and collaborated with such noteworthy composers as Mark Adamo, William Bolcom, Ricky Ian Gordon, Jake Heggie, John Musto, Paul Moravec and Kevin Puts. His most recent work, Silent Night, which he wrote with composer Kevin Puts for Minnesota Opera, received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Music. Other operas include Volpone, Later the Same Evening, and Bastianello/Lucrezia. As a lyricist, Mark Campbell penned the lyrics for Songs from an Unmade Bed, a theatrical song cycle with music by eighteen composers that has been produced in many venues around the world since its première at New York Theatre Workshop. His many awards include a GRAMMY® nomination, a Kleban Foundation Award for Lyricist, two Richard Rodgers Awards, a NYFA Playwriting Fellowship, three Drama Desk Award nominations and a Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award.
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