My Opera List

Mark Adamo
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, SF Opera 2013

John Adams
The Death of Klinghoffer, SF Opera 1992
Dr Atomic, SF Opera 2005
A Flowering Tree, SF Symphony 2007
El Nino, SF Symphony 2000, SF Symphony 2010
I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky, Cal 1995
Nixon in China, SF Opera 2012

Robert Aldridge
Elmer Gantry (workshop), 1992

Franco Alfano
Cyrano de Bergerac, SF Opera 2010

Anonymous
The Real and Sham Monkey King, Shenyang Peking Opera/Cal 1997
Robin Hood, The Friends of Dr Burney 1985

Dominick Argento
The Aspern Papers, SF Opera Center 1996
Postcard from Morocco, SF Merola Opera, 2012

Robert Ashley
Songs from Atalanta, MIT 1985

Bartok
Bluebeard’s Castle, Berkeley Opera 2008 (double-bill with L’Enfant et les Sortileges), SF Symphony 2012

Beethoven
Fidelio, SF Opera 1992, SF Opera 2005

Bellini
I Capuleti e i Montecchi, SF Opera 2012
Norma, Boston Concert Opera 1985, SF Opera 1998, SF Opera 2005
I Puritani, SF Opera 1993

Berg
Lulu, SF Opera 1998
Wozzeck, BSO 1987, SF Opera 1999, Ensemble Parallele 2010

Berlioz
La damnation de Faust, SF Opera 2003, SF Symphony 2007

Bizet
Carmen, SF Opera 1996, SF Opera 1998, SF Opera 2002, SF Opera 2006, SF Opera 2011
The Pearl Fishers, Philly Opera 2004, SF Opera 2005

Boito
Mefistofele, SF Opera 1994

Borodin
Prince Igor, SF Opera 1996

Britten
Albert Herring, Castleton Festival Opera/Cal Perf 2011
Billy Budd, SF Opera 2004, Pittsburgh 2007
Death in Venice, SF Opera 1997
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, SF Opera 1992, Met 2002, Festival Opera 2008
Noye’s Fludde, SF Opera presentation 1995
Peter Grimes, SF Opera 1998, SF Symphony 2014
Rape of Lucretia, Philly Opera 2009, Castleton Festival Opera/Cal Perf 2011
Turn of the Screw, Oakland Opera 2007

Busoni
Doktor Faust, SF Opera 2004

Caccini
La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’Alcina, Magnificat 2009

Catan
Florencia en el Amazonas, Seattle 2005

Gustave Charpentier
Louise, SF Opera 1999

Marc-Antoine Charpentier
La Descente d'Orphee aux Enfers, Magnificat 2011

Cherubini
Medee, Opera Co of Boston 1988

Chukhadjian
Arshak II, SF Opera 2001

Danielpour
Margaret Garner, Detroit 2005

Anthony Davis
X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Oakland Opera 2006

Debussy
Pelleas et Melisande, SF Opera 1997

Donizetti
Anna Bolena, Bonynge/Sutherland 1985, SF Opera 1995
Don Pasquale, Opera Co of Boston 1987
L’Elisir d’Amore, SF Opera 1992, SF Opera 2000
La Favorite, SF Opera 1999
La Fille du Regiment, SF Opera 1993
Lucia di Lammermoor, SF Opera 1994, SF Opera 1999, SF Opera 2008
Lucrezia Borgia, SF Opera 2011
Rita, New Century Chamber Orchestra 2014

Jack Curtis Dubowsky
Halloween in the Castro, 2009

Dvorak
Rusalka, SF Opera 1995

Duke Ellington
Queenie Pie, Oakland Opera 2008

Gershwin
Porgy and Bess, Houston Grand Opera touring company 1977, Radio City Music Hall 1983, Metropolitan Center 1983, Boston Concert Opera 1986, SF Opera 1995

Gilbert & Sullivan
The Gondoliers, Harvard G&S Players 1983, Lamplighters 2005
HMS Pinafore, Huntington Theater 1990
Iolanthe, Lamplighters 2009, SF Symphony 2009
The Mikado, Stratford Festival touring company 1986
Patience, Musical Theatre Co of Cambridge, 1983
Pirates of Penzance, Broadway 1981, Harvard G&S Players 1982
Ruddigore, MIT 1981

Giordano
Andrea Chenier, SF Opera 1992

Philip Glass
1000 Airplanes on the Roof, ART 1989
Appomattox, SF Opera 2007
Einstein on the Beach, Cal Performances 2012
Les Enfants Terribles, Oakland Opera 2006
Fall of the House of Usher, ART 1988
Hydrogen Jukebox, West Edge Opera 2014
The Juniper Tree, ART 1985
Orphee, Ensemble Parallele 2011
The Photographer, 1984

Glinka
Ruslan and Lyudmila, SF Opera 1995

Gluck
Iphigenie en Tauride, SF Opera Center 1998, SF Opera 2007
Orphee et Eurydice (orch. Berlioz) SF Opera 1995, Mark Morris/Cal 1996

Golijov
Ainadamar, Opera Parallele, 2013

Gounod
Faust, SF Opera 1995, SF Opera 2010
Romeo et Juliette, Met Tour 1986, Berkeley Opera 2007

Handel
Acis & Galatea, BSO 1985, Handel & Haydn Society (Mozart orch.) 1990, Mark Morris Dance Group (Mozart orch.) 2014
Agrippina, Boston Lyric 1985
Alcina, SF Opera 2002
Ariodante, SF Opera 2008
Ezio, SF Opera Center 1997
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Opera Co of Boston 1987, SF Opera 2002
Orlando, ART 1982, Philharmonia Baroque 2009
Rinaldo, Emmanuel Music 1986
Rodelinda, SF Opera 2005
Semele, SF Opera 2000
Siroe, Venice Baroque Orchestra 2004
Teseo, Boston Early Music Festival 1985, Philharmonia Baroque 2013
Xerxes, SF Opera 2011

Harbison
The Great Gatsby, Met 2002, Ensemble Parallele 2012 (chamber version by Jacques Desjardins)

Lou Harrison
Young Caesar, Ensemble Parallele 2007

Heggie
Dead Man Walking, SF Opera 2000
Moby-Dick, SF Opera 2012
Three Decembers, Cal 2008
To Hell and Back, Philharmonia Baroque 2006

Bernard Herrmann
Wuthering Heights, Minnesota Opera 2011

Haydn
House Afire! (Die Feuersbrunst), Boston Premiere Ensemble 1984

Humperdinck
Hansel & Gretel, Opera Co of Boston 1985, SF Opera 2003

Janacek
Cunning Little Vixen, SF Opera 2004
From the House of the Dead, Met 2009
Jenufa, SF Opera 2001, WNO2007
Katya Kabanova, SF Opera 2002
The Makropulos Case, Opera Co of Boston 1986, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 2010
Osud (“Fate”), Boston Concert Opera 1986

Joplin
Treemonisha, Cambridge MA 1991

Kapsberger
The Apotheosis or Consecration of Sts Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier, Boston College 1991

Korngold
Die Tote Stadt, SF Opera 2008

Kurtag
Kafka Fragments, Cal 2008

Lehar
The Merry Widow, SF Opera 2002

Leoncavallo
Pagliacci, Met Tour 1986, SF Opera 2003

Ligeti
Le Grand Macabre, SF Opera 2004

Mascagni
L’Amico Fritz, SF Opera/Merola 2009
Cavalleria Rusticana, Met Tour 1986, SF Opera 2003

Massenet
Herodiade, SF Opera 1994
Manon, Boston Concert Opera 1986, SF Opera 1998
Werther, SF Opera, 2010

Maxwell Davies
Le Jongleur de Notre Dame/Eight Songs for a Mad King, Fires of London 1985
The Lighthouse, Boston Shakespeare 1983
Taverner, Opera Co of Boston 1986

Messiaen
St Francois, BSO 1986 (three tableaux), SF Opera 2002

Milhaud
Christophe Columb, SF Opera 1992

Moniuszko
The Haunted Manor, Pocket Opera 2009

Monteverdi
L’Incoronazione di Poppea, SF Opera 1998, Houston 2006
L’Orfeo, Boston Camerata 1987

Moore
The Ballad of Baby Doe, SF Opera 2000

Mozart
Abduction from the Seraglio, SF Opera 2002, Berkeley Opera 2007, SF Opera 2009
La Clemenza di Tito, Handel & Haydn Society 1992, SF Opera 1993
Cosi Fan Tutte, Met Tour 1985, SF Opera Center 1999, SF Opera 2004, SF Opera 2005
Don Giovanni, Banchetto Musicale 1986, SF Opera 1995, SF Opera 2000
Idomeneo, Emmanuel Music 1987, Boston Early Music Festival 1989, SF Opera 1999, SF Opera 2009
Magic Flute, Monadnock Music 1987, Salzburg Marionette Theater 1988, SF Opera 2000, SF Opera 2003, WNO 2005, SF Opera 2012
Nozze di Figaro, ENO 1985, Boston Opera Theater (Peter Sellars) 1991, SF Opera 1997, SF Opera 2006, Met 2009

Mussorgsky
Boris Godunov, SF Opera 1992

Offenbach
Les Contes d’Hoffman, SF Opera 1996, Met 2009, SF Opera 2013

Picker
An American Tragedy, Met 2005
Dolores Claiborne, SF Opera 2013

Poulenc
Les Mamelles de Tirésias (with the Mahagonny Songspiel), Opera Parallèle 2014

Rachel Portman
The Little Prince, Cal 2008

Previn
A Streetcar Named Desire, SF Opera 1998, Merola 2014

Prokofiev
Betrothal in a Monastery, SF Opera 1998
The Fiery Angel, SF Opera 1994
Love for Three Oranges, Opera de Lyon 1995

Puccini
La Boheme, Opera Co of Boston 1989, New England Conservatory 1991, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 2000, Merola 2002, SF Opera 2004
La Fanciulla del West, SF Opera 2010
Madama Butterfly, ENO 1985, Opera Co of Boston 1987, Opera de Lyon 1995, SF Opera 1995, SF Opera 1999, SF Opera 2002, SF Opera 2006
Manon Lescaut, SF Opera 2006
Tosca, Met Tour 1986, Opera Co of Boston 1986, SF Opera 1992, SF Opera 1997, SF Opera 2001, SF Opera 2004
Il Trittico, SF Opera 2009
Turandot, Opera Co of Boston 1986, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 1998, SF Opera 2002

Purcell
Dido and Aeneas, Mark Morris Dance Group 1989, MMDG 1995, Philharmonia Baroque 2009
King Arthur, Les Arts Florissants 1999, MMDG/Philharmonia Baroque 2006
The Witch of Endor, Urban Opera 2010

Rameau
Platee, Mark Morris/Cal 1998, Mark Morris/Cal 2001
Zoroastre, Banchetto Musicale 1983

Ravel
L’Enfant et les Sortileges, Berkeley Opera 2008 (double-bill with Bluebeard’s Castle)

Rimsky-Korsakov
The Tsar’s Bride, SF Opera 2000

Rorem
Our Town, Festival Opera 2007

Rossini
Barber of Seville, Boston Lyric Opera 1986, SF Opera 1996, SF Opera 2003, SF Opera 2006
La Cenerentola, SF Opera 1995, SF Opera 2003
Guillaume Tell, SF Opera 1997
L’Italiana in Algeri, Met Tour 1986, SF Opera 2005
Otello, SF Opera 1994

Saint-Saens
Samson et Dalila, SF Opera 2001, SF Opera 2007

Schoenberg
Erwartung, BSO 1986

Shchedrin
Dead Souls, Opera Co of Boston 1988

Allen Shearer
The Dawn Makers, Composers Inc 2009

Shostakovich
Lady Macbeth of Mtensk, SF Opera 2003

Johann Strauss
Die Fledermaus, SF Opera 2006

Richard Strauss
Arabella, SF Opera 1998
Ariadne auf Naxos, SF Opera 2002
Capriccio, SF Opera 1993
Daphne, SF Opera 1993
Elektra, BSO 1987, BSO 1988, SF Opera 1997
Der Rosenkavalier, Opera Co of Boston 1989, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 2000, SF Opera 2007
Salome, BSO 1991, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 1997, SF Opera 2009

Stravinsky
Rake’s Progress, MIT 1991, New England Conservatory 1992, SF Opera 2000, Merola 2005, SF Opera 2007
Renard & Persephone, Musical Theatre Co of Cambridge, 1983

Conrad Susa
The Dangerous Liaisons, SF Opera 1994

Tang Xianzu
The Peony Pavilion (Young Lovers’ Edition), Suzhou Kun Opera Theater 2006

Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin, Met Tour 1985, SF Opera 1997, SF Opera 2004
The Maid of Orleans, SF Opera 2006
Queen of Spades, BSO 1991, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 2005

Christopher Theofanidis
Heart of a Soldier, SF Opera 2011

Ambrose Thomas
Hamlet, SF Opera 1996

Virgil Thomson
Four Saints in Three Acts, Mark Morris Dance Group 2000, MMDG 2005, Ensemble Parallele 2011 (with A Heavenly Act, Luciano Chessa)
The Mother of Us All, Boston University 1990, SF Opera 2003

Michael Tippett
King Priam, SF Opera Center 1994
The Midsummer Marriage, ENO 1985

Verdi
Aida, Opera Co of Boston 1989, SF Opera 1997, SF Opera 2001
Attila, SF Opera 2012
Un Ballo in Maschera, SF Opera 1999, SF Opera 2006
Don Carlo, SF Opera 1992, SF Opera 2003
Falstaff, SF Opera 2001
La Forza del Destino, Jordan Hall 1989, SF Opera 1992, SF Opera 2005
Luisa Miller, SF Opera 2000
Macbeth, Boston Concert Opera 1986, SF Opera 1994, WNO 2007, SF Opera 2007
Nabucco, Boston Concert Opera 1988, SF Opera 1999
Otello, SF Opera 2002
Rigoletto, Met Tour 1985, Boston Lyric Opera 1986, SF Opera 1997, SF Opera 2001, Festival Opera 2004, SF Opera 2006
Simon Boccanegra, Met Tour 1985, SF Opera 2001, SF Opera 2008
La Traviata, Opera Co of Boston 1988, SF Opera 1995, SF Opera 2001, SF Opera 2004
Il Trovatore, Opera Co of Boston 1987, SF Opera 1994, SF Opera 2003, Festival Opera 2008, SF Opera 2009
I Vespri Siciliani, SF Opera 1993

Wagner
Die Fliegende Hollander, SF Opera 1997, SF Symphony 2003, SF Opera 2004, Bayreuth 2006
Gotterdammerung, SF Opera 2011
Lohengrin, SF Opera 1996
Die Meistersinger, SF Opera 1993, SF Opera 2001
Das Rheingold, WNO 2006, SF Opera 2008
Der Ring des Nibelungen, Seattle Opera 1995, SF Opera 1999, Seattle Opera 2001, Bayreuth 2006, Legend of the Ring, Berkeley Opera 2010
Parsifal, SF Opera 2000, Bayreuth 2006
Siegfried, SF Opera 2011
Tannhauser, SF Opera 1994, SF Opera 2007
Tristan und Isolde, SF Opera 1998, Bayreuth 2006, SF Opera 2006, LA Phil 2007
Die Walkure, BSO 1992 (Act 1 only), SF Opera 1995, SF Opera 2010

Stewart Wallace
Bonesetter’s Daughter, SF Opera 2008
Harvey Milk, SF Opera 1996

Weill
3Penny Opera, ACT 1978, Charles Playhouse 1982, Opera Co of Boston 1988, ACT 1999
Lost in the Stars, Boston Lyric Opera, 1991
Mahagonny Songspeil, Weill & Bach, Soiree de Gala, Opera Co of Somerville (Peter Sellars) 1982, Opera Parallèle (with Les Mamelles de Tirésias) 2014

Zemlinsky
A Florentine Tragedy, SF Symphony 2006

Ziporyn
A House in Bali, Cal Performances 2009

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