Lucy Caplan

Lucy Caplan is the recipient of the 2016 Rubin Prize for Music Criticism. She is a doctoral candidate at Yale, where she is writing a dissertation on opera and African American culture in the early 20th century. 

Articles By This Author

Lucy Caplan - May 12, 2017

Japanese chamber opera informs the composer’s multimedia A Line Becomes a Circle

Lucy Caplan - April 14, 2017

Composer Lucie Vítková stretches sonic boundaries to expose the essence of music-making.

Lucy Caplan - March 7, 2017

The cellist’s Forward Music Project brings social issues affecting women to the fore.

Lucy Caplan - February 6, 2017

Theodore Drury was the most extraordinary opera company manager you’ve never heard of. Here’s his story.

Lucy Caplan - January 17, 2017

Missy Mazzoli’s Breaking the Waves and M. Lamar’s Funeral Doom Spiritual tackle uncomfortable subjects, uncompromisingly — and make powerful art out of them.