U of M Faculty Member James Dillon won France's "Grand Prix de l'Académie du Disque Lyrique" award
The CD recording of James Dillon's (composition) opera Philomela has just won France's prestigious "Grand Prix de l'Académie du Disque Lyrique" award for 2010. Dillon will personally receive the award at a ceremony to be held at Opera Bastille, Paris on Wednesday, May 7, 2010. The award was inaugurated by l'Académie Charles Cros in 1948 and offers prizes in various categories. Previous winners reads like a veritable who's who of classical music.