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Abels, Michael

Michael Abels

(Phoenix, Arizona)

2023–24 Season: Co-composer, Omar

Recent and Upcoming: Co-composer of Omar (Spoleto Festival USA, LA Opera, Boston Lyric Opera); composer of Delights and Dances (Atlanta Symphony), Falling Sky ballet (Butler University), At War with Ourselves (Kronos Quartet), Bad Education (HBO); conductor of his score for Jordan Peele’s Get Out (Chicago Sinfonietta, National Symphony, San Francisco Symphony)

Co-founder of the Composers Diversity Collective, an advocacy group to increase visibility of composers of color in film, game and streaming media

Pulitzer Prize for Music (Omar)