[This text has been translated electronically.] David Lang is one of the most respected composers of this time. His works have won numerous awards, including the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for »The Little Match Girl Passion«. His most recent works include the opera »Prisoner Of The State«, premiered on June 6, 2019 with the New York Philharmonic and directed by Elkhanah Pulitzer. Lang is also Artist in Residence at the Institute for Advanced Study in New Jersey and Professor of Composition at the Yale School of Music.