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Article Published: 18 Apr 2022

BIPOC Creators, Front & Center

The tides are shifting in contemporary opera as creators of color continue to take their long-overdue place as essential contributors to the American opera repertoire. Underpinning this change are OPERA America’s IDEA Opera Grants, a program generously supported by the Charles and Cerise Jacobs Charitable Foundation. IDEA Opera Grants directly fund creative teams of composers and librettists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and/or Native American and support the development of their new operas.  

This article was published in the Spring 2022 issue of Opera America Magazine.

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