Anthony Davis (CRF 2011) was recently featured in the New York Times, as his work is experiencing a revival that may bring his somewhat “underground” work and persona to a broader audience.
“Interest in [‘X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X’] could pay off in more visibility for Davis himself who may be the least well known of the great living American composers, but whose career is ripe for attention and reassessment… With Detroit Opera’s revival of ‘X,’ we may be on the cusp of a broader reappraisal of Davis’s body of work. We certainly should be, at least. As [Robert O’Hara, the Tony Award-nominated director of ‘Slave Play,’] said in an interview: ‘I just think that it’s Anthony’s time. It’s been past due for his time.’“ Read the article here.