Augusta Read Thomas, Professor of Composition at the University of Chicago, has been commissioned by a consortium of opera companies, led by the Santa Fe Opera in association with the San Francisco Opera. In participation are:
- The Lyric Opera Of Kansas City
- The Minnesota Opera
- The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
- The Sarasota Opera
- The Seattle Opera
Her new opera will receive its world premiere in 2019 at the Santa Fe Opera, and will be realized in collaboration with librettist Jason Kim.
This project is made possible by generous funding from The Melville Hankins Family Foundation and The Andrew Mellon Foundation.