Daniel Sonenberg

is the composer of The Summer King: The Josh Gibson Story, and numerous other works of chamber, larger ensemble, and vocal music, as well as several albums of original rock music. He lives in Portland, Maine, and is associate professor and resident composer at the University of Southern Maine

NEWS! Just Announced, Michigan Opera Theatre to present second fully staged production of The Summer King in May, 2018.

photo by Wohler & co. 

Tickets are now on sale for Pittsburgh Opera's staged world premiere of Daniel Sonenberg's opera, The Summer King. The production boasts a stellar cast, including mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, baritone Alfred Walker, tenor Sean Pannikar, and bass Kenneth Kellogg. Stage direction will be by Sam Helfrich, and Music Direction by Antony Walker. The premiere performance will be on April 29. The Opera will receive a second fully-staged production by Michigan Opera Theatre in May 2018. 

Featured in the April, 2017 issue of Opera News!