Reitz’s report about opera published in international journal

Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, published an “Opera Report” on Jennifer Higdon’s operatic work “Cold Mountain” in volume 23, no. 2 of the peer-reviewed journal the International Alliance for Women in Music. The work, premiered in 2015 in Santa Fe and recipient of the International Opera Award in 2016, was produced by North Carolina Opera at Chapel Hill on Sept. 28 and Oct. 1. It is the focus of the final two chapters of Reitz’s forthcoming book on the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and is scheduled for release in April 2018.