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Mark Adamo

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Biography

Bachelor`s Degree in Music Adam received at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC (The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.),where, along with his diploma award `Theodore Presser prize` was awarded for special achievements during the training.

Marc Adamo (Mark Adamo) was born in 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). It is known that Mark graduated from high school Holy Cross High School in New Jersey (Willingboro Township, New Jersey), and then studied at the NewYork University (New York University), received a full scholarship for their very outstanding ability in the field of drama. Bachelor`s Degree in Music Adam received at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC (The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.),where, along with his diploma award `Theodore Presser prize` was awarded for special achievements during the training.

In May 2003, Adamo has worked in the Atlantic Center for the Arts (Atlantic Center for the Arts). Critical articles Mark Adamo appeared on the pages of `The Washington Post`,` Stagebill`, `Opera News`,` Star-Ledger` and several other publications.

It is known that in the period from 2001 to 2006, Adamo has worked in the New York City Opera (New York City Opera).

Despite the fact that Adam wrote a lot of chamber, choral and orchestral music, his major success was the opera and the libretto. So,the composer `s most famous works are the opera ` Little zhenschiny` (` Little Women`) and ` Lysistrata, or the Nude Boginya` (`Lysistrata, or The Nude Goddess`).

Opera ` Little zhenschiny`, which brought the composer best known, it was written by a very famous novel by Louisa May Alcott (Louisa May Alcott).This novel repeatedly adapted for the screen, and the premiere was held at the Houston Grand Opera (Houston Grand Opera) in 1998. Since then, opera has withstood at least 65 productions around the world.

The second opera Adamo - ` Lysistrata, or the Nude Boginya` - was first staged in March 2005 at the same stage of Houston. In March, 2006-of the opera was presented on the stage of the New York Opera.

It is known that Mark Adamo - an open homosexual, he lives with his friend, composer John Corigliano (John Corigliano), New York (New York), and in August 2008 they officially registered their marriage in California (California).In January 2009 it was announced about the cooperation with the Adamo Opera San Francisco (San Francisco Opera), and the premiere of the opera `The Gospel of Mary Magdalene`, is working on Adamo, it is expected in June 2013.

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