Croatia wins 150k modern opera award

They will be crowing and in Zagreb tonight after winning the 150,000 Euro Fedora award for best modern opera – and it hasn’t even been staged.

The winning opera is Kein Licht, with text by the Austrian Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek and music by the French composer Philippe Manoury (pictured).

A co-pro between Croatian National Opera and the Paris Opera Comique, it will be staged next year in Paris, Zagreb and Luxembourg. More here.

philippe manoury

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