Daniel Sonenberg is the composer of The Summer King - An Opera in Two Acts on the Life of Josh Gibson - and numerous other works of chamber, larger ensemble, and vocal music. He lives in Portland, Maine, and is Associate Professor and Resident Composer at the University of Southern Maine.
NEWS: Daniel Sonenberg and the University of Southern Maine have received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for the world premiere of the opera with Portland Ovations on May, 2014, at Merrill Auditorium.
The Summer King will be featured on Opera America's New Works Forum on January 15, 2014, in collaboration with American Opera Projects. The opera will be given a libretto reading, and performances of several scenes in both piano-vocal and orchestral form.