The Works of Giuseppe Verdi Series Awarded Significant Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Aug 21, 2022 546

The University of Chicago Press is excited to share that The Works of Giuseppe Verdi series has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The NEH grant recipients for the final round of funding in 2022 were announced on August 16, and as part of this, the Verdi series will receive $251,257 in support from the NEH.

The grant will specifically support a project led by Francesco Izzo, general editor of the series, which will enable the preparation for print publication of a critical edition and score of Le trouvèreUn ballo in Maschera, Juvenilia, and Lombardi alla prima Crociata by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901), and to continue work on four additional Verdi operas: FalstaffOtelloRomanze, and Les vêpres siciliennes

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