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Article Published: 22 Jan 2022

Pandemic Pivots

Composer Joel Thompson, who adapted the children’s book The Snowy Day with librettist Andrea Davis Pinkney, was expecting to see the work premiere during the 2020 holiday season at Houston Grand Opera. Then COVID-19 began sweeping the country, leading to venue closures and a gut punch to the entire live performance industry.

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

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