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Title

Librettist

Composer

Premiere Date

Premiere Company

Premiere
Location

27

Royce Vavrek

14-Jun-14

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

28-Aug-13

operamission in collaboration with NYC’s Queer Urban Orchestra

Workshops to occur in New York City, New York, USA

As One

Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed

4-Sept-14

BAM Fisher, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Stephen Wadsworth

17-Jun-83

Houston, Texas, USA

Jorge Martín and Dolores M. Koch

29-May-10

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Annie Proulz

28-Jan-13

Madrid, Spain

Champion

Michael Cristofer

15-Jun-13

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

17-Jun-16

Arnoff Center for the Arts, Jason-Kaplan Theater, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Larry Bell

Andrea Olmstead

15-Sept-09

Casa Rustica Productions/Berklee College of Music

Berklee Performance Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky

John Adams

June Jordan

13-May-95

University of California, Berkeley

Zellerbach Playhouse, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

21-Mar-15 (scenes premiere)

Miller Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, New York, New York, USA

21-Mar-16

Opéra de Montréal, Place des Arts, Montréal (QC)

Michael W. Ross

24-Sept-16

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters TheatreFlorida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Theodore Morrison and John Cox

27-Jul-13

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Wende Persons

8-Jul-98

Lincoln Center Festival, New York, New York, USA

Gregory Spears and Kathryn Walat

20-Apr-13

Artisphere, Arlington, Virginia, USA

The Knot Garden

Michael Tippett

Michael Tippett

2-Dec-70

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

London, England, UK

Craig Lucas

24-Jun-11

London, England, UK