Anthony Davis is Professor in the Music Department at the University of California, San Diego. A graduate of Yale University in 1975, Mr. Davis has composed seven operas. His music has made important contributions not only in opera, but in chamber, choral and orchestral music. Anthony Davis was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his opera titled, The Central Park Five. Mr. Davis has also been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the New York Foundation of the Arts, the National Endowment of the Arts, the Massachusetts Arts Council, the Carey Trust, Chamber Music America, Meet-the-Composer Wallace Fund, the MAP fund with the Rockefeller Foundation and Opera America.