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Richard Danielpour

Publisher: AMP

He uses tonality like a collage artist; different events exist in contrasting keys, but with a sharply delineated, entrancing clarity.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Key Works:
Career Highlights:
  • 2009 World premiere of Souvenirs by the Vienna Chamber Orchestra
  • 2009 World premiere by Pittsburgh Symphony and Angela Brown of song cycle A Woman's Life with poetry of Maya Angelou
  • 2007 New York City Opera presents Margaret Garner
  • 2005 Margaret Garner premiered to high acclaim at the Michigan Opera Theatre, Cincinnati Opera and Opera Company of Philadelphia
  • 2001 Awarded Fellowship and Residency at the American Academy in Berlin
  • 1996 Award from the Amerian Academy of Arts and Letters