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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
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2015
June 26, 2015: Shot! - An Opera (Persis Anne  Vehar / Gabrielle  Vehar )
Total number of premieres in 2015: 1 productions | [back to top]
2014
May 23, 2014: Gallo, a fable in music in one act (Ken Ueno / Ken Ueno)
May 02, 2014: Tawawa House (Zenobia Powell Perry / Jeannie Pool)
April 24, 2014: The Little Blue One – A Chamber Opera in Three Acts (Dominick DiOrio / Meghan Guidry)
March 04, 2014: Under Milk Wood (John Metcalf /  )
Total number of premieres in 2014: 4 productions | [back to top]
2013
October 10, 2013: The Death of Webern (Michael  Dellaira / J.D.  McClatchy)
September 15, 2013: The Zone (Gamma Skupinsky / Gamma Skupinsky)
May 04, 2013: The Miraculous Staircase (Richard  Chiarappa / Richard  Chiarappa)
April 12, 2013: Visitations (Theotokia and The War Reporter) (Jonathan Berger / Dan O'Brien)
April 04, 2013: Something to Live For (Ronnie Reshef / Jennie Contuzzi)
January 01, 2013: The Gospel of Mary Magdalene  (Adamo  Mark / Adamo  Mark )
Total number of premieres in 2013: 6 productions | [back to top]
2012
September 29, 2012: Dog Days (David T. Little / Royce  Vavrek)
June 07, 2012: Slaying the Dragon (Michael  Ching / Ellen  Frankel)
May 18, 2012: The Apostle (Gamma  Skupinsky / Gamma  Skupinsky)
May 02, 2012: The Wolf by the Ears (Dana Wilson / J. Robert  Lennon
Dana Wilson)
February 12, 2012: Song from the Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt  (Missy  Mazzoli  / Royce  Vavrek)
Total number of premieres in 2012: 5 productions | [back to top]
2011
December 09, 2011: Puss in Boots (Peter de Mets / Laura Andruski)
November 12, 2011: Silent Night (Kevin  Puts / Mark  Campbell)
November 10, 2011: Mary's Wedding (Andrew P.  Macdonald / Stephen  Massicotte)
November 01, 2011: Dark Sisters (Nico  Muhly / Stephen  Karam)
September 16, 2011: The Rivals (Kirke  Mechem / Kirke  Mechem)
September 11, 2011: Heart of a Soldier (Christopher  Theofanidis / Donna  DiNovelli)
July 30, 2011: Caliban Dreams (Clark Suprynowicz / Amanda Moody)
July 23, 2011: The Family Room (Thomas  Pasatieri / Daphne  Malfitano)
July 21, 2011: A Blizzard On Marblehead Neck (Jeanine  Tesori / Tony  Kushner)
June 19, 2011: Billy Blythe (Bonnie  Montgomery  / Britt  Barber)
June 01, 2011: Marie's Orchard (Philip  Westin / Dylan F.  Thomas)
June 01, 2011: Two Boys (Nico  Muhly / Craig  Lucas)
May 19, 2011: Light and Power (Isaac  Schankler / Jillian  Burcar)
April 28, 2011: Danse Russe (Paul  Moravec / Terry  Teachout)
April 27, 2011: The Inspector (John Musto / Mark Campbell)
April 12, 2011: Rappahannock County  (Ricky Ian  Gordon / Mark  Campbell)
April 08, 2011: Vincent (Bernard  Rands / J.D.  McClatchy)
March 25, 2011: La Machine de l’être (John  Zorn /   n/a)
March 25, 2011: The Wooden Sword (Sheila  Silver / Stephen  Kitsakos)
March 18, 2011: The Secret Agent (Michael  Dellaira / J.D.  McClatchy)
February 05, 2011: Courtside (Jack  Perla / Eugenie  Chan)
February 01, 2011: The After-Image (Richard  Beaudoin / Richard  Beaudoin)
January 29, 2011: The Inventor (Bramwell  Tovey / John  Murrell)
January 22, 2011: Aethelred the Unready (Richard  Wilson / Richard  Wilson)
January 21, 2011: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Michael  Ching / William  Shakespeare)
Total number of premieres in 2011: 25 productions | [back to top]
2010
December 16, 2010: God Bless Us, Everyone (Thomas  Pasatieri / Michael  Capasso)
December 10, 2010: The Other Wise Man (Damjan  Rakonjac / David  Wisehart)
November 19, 2010: The Scarlet Letter (Margaret  Garwood / Margaret  Garwood)
November 18, 2010: Timberbrit (Jacob  Cooper / Yuka  Igarashi)
November 13, 2010: To Cross the Face of the Moon / Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (José  Martinez / Leonard  Foglia)
October 30, 2010: New York Stories (Daron Hagen /  )
October 24, 2010: The Tell-Tale Heart (Robert W.  Butts / Robert W.  Butts)
October 22, 2010: Río de Sangre (Don  Davis / Kate  Gale
Alicia Partnoy (translation))
October 18, 2010: Ordinary Days (Adam  Gwon / Adam  Gwon)
October 16, 2010: She Told Me This... (Stewart  Wallace / Amy  Tan)
October 16, 2010: Lillian Alling (John  Estacio / John  Murrell)
October 15, 2010: From the Other Sky (Wang  Jie / Wang  Jie)
October 15, 2010: The Silent Prince (Somtow  Sucharitkul / Somtow  Sucharitkul)
September 25, 2010: Freedom Found  (Martha  Bushore-Fallis, MD
Dean Fernald
Francis Annis / Martha  Bushore-Fallis, MD)
September 25, 2010: The Life and Love of Joe Coogan  (Paul  Salerni / Kate  Light)
September 24, 2010: Death and the Powers (Tod  Machover / Robert  Pinsky)
September 23, 2010: Il Postino (Daniel  Catán / Daniel  Catán)
September 19, 2010: CAT: The Opera-Musical (Kitty  Brazelton / George  Plimpton)
September 16, 2010: Heart of a Dog (Rudolf  Rojahn / Rudolf  Rojahn)
August 05, 2010: Untold Lies (Robert  Elhai / Jim  Payne)
July 24, 2010: Life is a Dream (Lewis  Spratlan / James  Maraniss)
June 25, 2010: Acquanetta (Michael  Gordon / Deborah  Artman)
June 15, 2010: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (John  Eaton / Estela  Eaton)
June 13, 2010: The Golden Ticket (Peter  Ash / Donald  Sturrock)
May 29, 2010: Before Night Falls (Jorge  Martín / Jorge  Martín with Dolores M. Koch)
May 08, 2010: Amelia (Daron  Hagen / Gardner  McFall)
April 30, 2010: Moby-Dick (Jake  Heggie / Gene  Scheer)
April 22, 2010: Saturnalia (Susie  Ibarra  / Yusef  Komunyakaa)
April 17, 2010: The Hunger Art (Jeff  Myers / Royce  Vavrek)
April 17, 2010: Shadowboxer (Frank  Proto / John  Chenault)
April 02, 2010: Margot Alone in the Light (Clint  Borzoni / Emily  Conbere)
March 15, 2010: A Way Home (Ethan Frederic Greene / Irene  Keliher)
March 06, 2010: Nelligan (André  Gagnon / Michel  Tremblay)
March 05, 2010: A Brief History of Root Vegetables (David  Heuser / David  Heuser)
February 26, 2010: Madame White Snake (Zhou  Long / Cerise Lim  Jacobs)
February 26, 2010: Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera (David T. Little / Royce  Vavrek)
February 19, 2010: The First Lady (Kenneth  Wells / Kenneth  Wells
Gayle Patterson
Rickard Roudebush
Matt B. Wells)
Total number of premieres in 2010: 37 productions | [back to top]
2009
December 04, 2009: Lilith (Anthony  Davis / Allan  Havis)
November 19, 2009: L'eau qui danse, la pomme qui chante, l'oiseau qui dit la vérité, or Opera Féerie (Gilles  Tremblay / Pierre  Morency)
September 26, 2009: Séance on a Wet Afternoon (Stephen  Schwartz / Stephen  Schwartz)
September 26, 2009: A House in Bali (Evan  Ziporyn / Paul  Schick)
September 25, 2009: The Widow's Lantern (David Ott / David Ott)
September 20, 2009: Kepler (Philip  Glass / Martina  Winkel)
September 19, 2009: Say It Ain't So, Joe (Curtis K.  Hughes / Curtis K.  Hughes)
September 15, 2009: Holy Ghosts (Larry Bell / Andrea Olmstead)
August 22, 2009: Chicken Little, the Sky is Falling (Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz / Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz)
August 02, 2009: Alice Unwrapped (Jenny  Giering / Laura  Harrington)
July 25, 2009: The Letter (Paul  Moravec / Terry  Teachout)
July 10, 2009: Prima Donna (Rufus  Wainwright / Bernadette  Colomine)
June 21, 2009: Songs From the F Train (Gilda  Lyons / Samori  Covington
Alexis Cummings
Najaya Royal)
June 20, 2009: Jason and Hanna (Mervyn Butch / Mark Morria)
June 19, 2009: Heartland — A Musical Story of the American Pioneers (Philip Westin / Burt Peachy)
June 18, 2009: Fruit of the Family Tree (Anne Dimock / Becky Dale)
June 18, 2009: Looking Glass Lake (Jim Payne / Leslie Ball)
June 18, 2009: So This Duck Walks Into a Psychiatrists Office (George  Maurer / Ari  Hoptman)
June 18, 2009: Persephone's Sister (Dominic  Orlando / Robert  Elhai)
June 09, 2009: The Children's Crusade (R. Murray  Schafer / R. Murray  Schafer)
May 27, 2009: Rumpelstiltskin (Marti  Epstein / Marti  Epstein)
May 21, 2009: The Shadow (Omar  Daniel / Alex  Poch-Goldin)
May 09, 2009: The Three Fat Women of Antibes (Mona Lyn  Reese / Thomas A.  Hassing)
May 07, 2009: The Year of the Serpent (Erin  Huelskamp / Shannon  Rosa)
May 01, 2009: Brief Encounter (André  Previn / John  Caird)
February 22, 2009: Inês (James Rolfe / Paul Bentley)
February 20, 2009: Abe (Roger  Anderson / Lee  Goldsmith)
February 15, 2009: Jack Pine (Veda Hille / Veda Hille)
January 26, 2009: A Dream Fulfilled — The Saga of George Washington Carver (Michael Patterson / Michael Patterson)
Total number of premieres in 2009: 29 productions | [back to top]
2008
December 08, 2008: Simeon (Dwight  Gustafson / David  Burke)
December 05, 2008: Pandora's Locker (Dean Burry / Dean Burry)
November 24, 2008: Skellig (Tod  Machover / David  Almond)
November 14, 2008: Voicing Emily (Eddie Perfect, Greg Mason and Jane Hammond / Helen Noonan)
November 06, 2008: The Scarlet Letter (Lori  Laitman / David  Mason)
October 17, 2008: Get Stuffed (Richard  Payne / Alexis  Diamond)
September 17, 2008: We Are Sons (Rudolf  Rojahn / Rudolf  Rojahn)
September 14, 2008: Lady Macbeth (Thomas Pasatieri / Thomas Pasatieri)
September 13, 2008: The Bonesetter's Daughter (Stewart  Wallace / Amy  Tan)
September 12, 2008: Blizzard Voices (Paul  Moravec / Ted  Kooser)
September 12, 2008: La Llorona - The Weeping Woman (Hector Armienta / Hector Armienta)
August 22, 2008: Arjuna's Dilemma (Douglas  Cuomo / Text from the Bhagavad  Gita)
July 02, 2008: The Fly (Howard  Shore / David Henry  Hwang)
June 20, 2008: Our American Cousin (Eric Sawyer / John Shoptaw)
June 07, 2008: Sanctuary Song (Abigail  Richardson / Marjorie  Chan)
May 27, 2008: Alice in Wonderland  (Peter  Westergaard / Peter  Westergaard)
May 22, 2008: Mordake (Erling  Wold / Douglas  Kearney)
May 03, 2008: John Brown (Kirke  Mechem / Kirke  Mechem)
April 26, 2008: This Is the Rill Speaking (Lee  Hoiby / Mark  Shulgasser)
April 24, 2008: No Exit (Andy  Vores / Jean-Paul  Sartre )
April 05, 2008: Hannaraptor (Allan Gilliland / Val Brandt)
March 18, 2008: The Good Friar (Martin Hennessy / Mark Campbell)
March 11, 2008: Bastianello (John  Musto / Mark  Campbell)
March 11, 2008: Lucrezia (William  Bolcom / Mark  Campbell)
March 02, 2008: The Dream Healer (Lloyd Burritt / Christopher Allan and Don Mowatt)
February 29, 2008: Three Decembers (Jake  Heggie / Gene  Scheer)
February 22, 2008: Earnest, The Importance of Being (Victor  Davies / Eugene  Benson)
February 15, 2008: Pimooteewin (The Journey) (Melissa Hui / Thomson Highway)
February 14, 2008: The Yellow Wallpaper (Catherine  Reid / Judith  Lane)
February 11, 2008: The Ugly Duckling (Andrew  Duncan / Steven  Malone)
February 08, 2008: One Night Together (Daniel Burwasser / Ilsa Gilbert)
January 24, 2008: Tony Caruso’s Final Broadcast (Paul  Salerni / Dana  Gioia)
Total number of premieres in 2008: 32 productions | [back to top]
2007
November 24, 2007: Mortal, Immortal (Robert Ceely / Elisabeth Gatineau)
November 24, 2007: Transit of Venus (Victor  Davies / Maureen  Hunter)
November 16, 2007: Elmer Gantry (Robert  Aldridge / Herschel  Garfein)
November 15, 2007: Later the Same Evening (John  Musto / Mark  Campbell)
November 10, 2007: The Refuge (Christopher  Theofanidis / Leah  Lax)
October 25, 2007: The Little Match Girl Passion (David  Lang / David  Lang)
October 20, 2007: Rosalinda (George  Mattox and Jose Ramon Urbay / Patsy L.  Paul and George Mattox)
October 13, 2007: Rise for Freedom: The John P. Parker Story (Adolphus  Hailstork / David  Gonzales)
October 13, 2007: Cyrano (David  DiChiera / Bernard  Uzan)
October 05, 2007: Appomattox (Philip  Glass / Christopher  Hampton )
September 14, 2007: The Inman Diaries (Thomas Oboe Lee / Jesse J. Martin)
August 03, 2007: The Hotel Casablanca (Thomas  Pasatieri / Thomas  Pasatieri, after Georges Feydeau)
July 29, 2007: Lost Childhood (Janice  Hamer / Mary  Azrael)
June 30, 2007: Alice in Wonderland (Unsuk Chin / David Henry Hwang)
June 17, 2007: The Three Stories (Alan Stringer / Alan Stringer)
June 15, 2007: Strange Fruit (Chandler  Carter / Joan  Ross Sorkin)
June 02, 2007: Frau Margot (Thomas  Pasatieri / Frank  Corsaro)
May 20, 2007: Romulus (Louis  Karchin / Louis  Karchin)
May 18, 2007: RedDust (Matthew Rosenblum / Ts'ao Hsueh-chin and Gertrude Stein)
May 12, 2007: Elegy for a Prince (Sergio  Cervetti / Elizabeth  Esris)
May 05, 2007: Glory Denied (Tom  Cipullo / Tom  Cipullo)
May 01, 2007: Alternate Visions (John  Oliver / Genni  Gunn)
April 28, 2007: Anna Karenina (David  Carlson / Colin  Graham)
April 27, 2007: America Tropical (David Conte / Oliver Mayer)
April 15, 2007: Edalat Square (R. Timothy  Brady / R. Timothy  Brady, A.R. Madabushi, Lou Rodriguez)
March 07, 2007: Wakonda's Dream (Anthony  Davis / Yusef  Komunyakaa)
February 24, 2007: Oh Pilot (Nic Gotham / Banuta Rubess)
February 16, 2007: Young Caesar (Lou  Harrison / Robert  Gordon)
February 10, 2007: The Grapes of Wrath (Ricky Ian  Gordon / Michael  Korie)
February 08, 2007: Golden Motors (Derek Bermel / Wendy S. Walters)
January 27, 2007: Frobisher (John  Estacio / John  Murrell)
January 23, 2007: A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud (TRC) (J. Mark  Scearce / J. Mark  Scearce)
Total number of premieres in 2007: 32 productions | [back to top]
2006
December 21, 2006: The First Emperor (Tan  Dun / Ha  Jin
Tan Dun)
December 15, 2006: The Other Wise Man (M. Ryan  Taylor / M. Ryan  Taylor)
November 17, 2006: The Sailor-Boy and the Falcon (Paul Siskind / Alan Steinberg)
November 14, 2006: A Flowering Tree (John  Adams / Peter  Sellars)
November 11, 2006: Every Man Jack (Libby  Larsen / Philip  Littell)
September 20, 2006: What to Wear (Michale  Gordon / Richard  Foreman)
July 28, 2006: Soldier Songs (David T.  Little / David T.  Little)
July 22, 2006: The Greater Good (Stephen  Hartke / Stephen  Hartke after Philip Littell's dramatic adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's short story)
June 01, 2006: Grendel: Transcendence of the Great Big Bad (Elliot  Goldenthal / Julie  Taymor and J. D. McClatchy )
May 17, 2006: The Vinland Traveler (Dean  Burry / Dean  Burry)
May 13, 2006: La Curandera (Robert Xavier  Rodriguez / Mary  Medrick)
April 26, 2006: Isis and the Seven Scorpions (Dean  Burry / Dean  Burry)
April 26, 2006: Miss Lonelyhearts (Lowell  Liebermann / J.D.  McClatchy)
April 21, 2006: Time and Again Barelas (Miguel del Aguila / Miguel del Aguila and Digby Wolfe)
April 14, 2006: Odysseus and Ajax (Martin Halpern / Martin Halpern)
April 09, 2006: Elijah's Kite (James  Rolfe / Camyar  Chai)
March 04, 2006: Send (who are you? I love you) (Michael John  LaChiusa / Michael John  LaChiusa)
February 26, 2006: Darkling (Stefan  Weisman / Anna  Rabinowitz)
February 24, 2006: The Scarecrow (Joseph  Turrin / Bernard  Stambler)
February 24, 2006: Our Town (Ned  Rorem / J.D.  McClatchy)
February 09, 2006: The Furies (Andrew Earle Simpson / Sarah Brown Ferrario)
February 03, 2006: The Portrait (Becky Llewellyn / Becky Llewellyn)
January 12, 2006: En Mis Palabras (Roger Ames / Jeffrey Gilden)
Total number of premieres in 2006: 23 productions | [back to top]
2005
December 02, 2005: An American Tragedy (Tobias  Picker / Gene  Scheer)
November 18, 2005: Surrender Road (Marcus  Hummon / Marcus  Hummon)
November 11, 2005: License to Marry (Seymour Barab / Seymour Barab)
October 01, 2005: Doctor Atomic (John  Adams / Peter  Sellars)
September 30, 2005: Naomi's Road (Ramona  Luengen / Ann  Hodges)
September 25, 2005: Don Imbroglio (Peter  Hilliard / Matt  Boresi)
September 10, 2005: Waiting for the Barbarians (Philip  Glass / Christopher  Hampton)
September 01, 2005: Where the Cross is Made (Nancy Van de Vate / Nancy Van de Vate)
June 15, 2005: Gertrude Stein Invents a Jump Early On (William  Banfield / Karren La Londe  Alenier)
June 11, 2005: Cio Cio San (Brad Carroll / Martin Platt)
June 11, 2005: The Midnight Court (Ana  Sokolovic / Paul  Bentley)
June 03, 2005: Nico. Sphinx aus Eis (Ari Benjamin Meyers / Werner Fritsch, Nina Gühlstorff, Ari Benjamin Meyers and Hans-Georg Wegner)
May 24, 2005: Holy Night (Dan  Welcher / Paul  Woodruff)
May 20, 2005: Five Lovers (Paul  Moravec, Lori Laitman and Luna Pearl Woolf / Jama  Jandrokovic)
May 07, 2005: Margaret Garner (Richard  Danielpour / Toni  Morrison)
May 07, 2005: Chéri (Michael  Dellaira / Susan  Yankowitz)
May 01, 2005: The Tyrant (Paul  Dresher / Jim  Lewis)
April 28, 2005: L'archange (Louis  Dufort / Alexis  Nouss)
April 22, 2005: The Stranger's Tale (Curtis Tucker / Nelson Sheeley)
April 16, 2005: Garibaldi en Sicile (Marcello Panni / Kenneth Koch)
March 13, 2005: George Sand…and Chopin? (Persis Anne Parshall Vehar / Gabrielle Vehar)
March 09, 2005: The Alien Corn (Thomas Benjamin / Roger Brunyate)
March 06, 2005: Das Treffen in Teltge (Meeting at Teltge) (Eckehard Mayer / Wolfgang Willaschek)
March 04, 2005: Lysistrata (Mark  Adamo / Mark  Adamo)
February 04, 2005: Mozart in Manhattan (Albert Biales / Brian Fogarty)
January 28, 2005: Democracy: An American Comedy (Scott  Wheeler / Romulus  Linney)
January 05, 2005: The Nightingale (Imant  Raminsh / James  Tucker)
January 01, 2005: Joan of Arc (Mel  Marvin / Laura  Harrington)
Total number of premieres in 2005: 28 productions | [back to top]
2004
December 11, 2004: A Wedding (William  Bolcom / Arnold  Weinstein and Robert Altman)
December 03, 2004: The Tailor of Gloucester (Janis Dunson Wilson / Marcy Telles)
October 31, 2004: Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Charles  Wuorinen / James  Fenton)
October 29, 2004: Salsipuedes (Daniel  Catán / Eliseo  Alberto and Francisco Hinojosa)
October 22, 2004: Nosferatu (Alva  Henderson / Dana  Gioia)
August 14, 2004: The Enchantment of Dreams (Cary John Franklin / Michael Patrick Albano)
July 23, 2004: Guest from the Future (Mel Marvin / Jonathan Levi)
July 21, 2004: Buwalsky — A Road Opera (Mel Marvin / Jonathan Levi)
July 14, 2004: How the Trumpet Got Its Toot (Anthony Plog / Anthony Plog)
July 02, 2004: The Song of Eddie (Harold Faberman / Andrew Joffe)
June 18, 2004: Grace, an opera about AIDS, love and redemption (Roger Rudenstein / Edouard Langois and John Carmichael)
June 16, 2004: A Letter to East 11th Street (Martin Hennessy / Mark Campbell)
June 09, 2004: Come to Me in Dreams (Lori  Laitman / David  Bamberger)
June 09, 2004: Just Above My Head (Nathan  Davis / Ursula  Davis)
May 30, 2004: Call Me Ishmael (Gary Goldschneider / Gary Goldschneider)
May 27, 2004: A More Perfect Union (Victoria  Bond / Isaiah  Sheffer)
May 26, 2004: SomersFest (Harry Somers /  various)
May 15, 2004: The Hobbit (Dean Burry / Dean Burry)
May 14, 2004: Nancy (Garrison  Hull / Garrison  Hull)
May 14, 2004: Sir Gawain and the Green Night (Richard Peaslee / Kenneth Cavander)
May 02, 2004: Caroline, or Change (Jeanine Tesori / Tony Kushner)
April 22, 2004: Barabbas (Ketil  Hvoslef / Ketil  Hvoslef)
April 02, 2004: Opera to Go (  Various /   Various)
March 10, 2004: Volpone (John  Musto / Mark  Campbell)
March 08, 2004: Hester Prynne at Death (Stephen  Paulus / Terry  Quinn)
March 04, 2004: The End of the Affair (Jake  Heggie / Heather  McDonald)
February 26, 2004: A Perfect Plan (Seymour  Barab / Seymour  Barab)
February 22, 2004: The Filthy Habit (Peter  Hilliard / Matt  Boresi)
January 20, 2004: The Light in the Piazza (Adam  Guettel / Craig  Lucas)
Total number of premieres in 2004: 29 productions | [back to top]
2003
November 17, 2003: Firebird Motel (David Conte / David Yezzi)
November 15, 2003: Cricketina (Kristine Burns / Lynne Barrett)
November 14, 2003: Le Senatori (Lionel Lackey / Lionel Lackey)
November 07, 2003: Sanctuary (James Callahan / Merie Kirby)
October 24, 2003: The Wedding (Janis Dunson Wilson / Harry Reid)
October 02, 2003: Pontalba (Thea  Musgrave / Thea  Musgrave)
September 28, 2003: All Quiet on the Western Front (Nancy  Van de Vate / Nancy  Van de Vate)
September 14, 2003: Nicholas and Alexandra (Deborah  Dratell / Nicholas  von Hoffman )
August 10, 2003: Ainadamar (Osvaldo  Golijov / David Herry  Hwang)
August 03, 2003: One False Move (Susan  Kander / Susan  Kander)
July 26, 2003: Madame Mao (Bright  Sheng / Colin  Graham)
July 12, 2003: Gabriel's Daughter (Henry  Mollicone / William  Luce)
June 26, 2003: Vera of Las Vegas (Daron  Hagen / Paul  Muldoon)
May 30, 2003: The Memory Game (Joel Hoffman / Henk Romijn Meijer)
May 26, 2003: Max & Moritz (Jeff Corness / Michael Turner)
May 25, 2003: Cassandra (Ian  McAndrew / Gordon  Portman)
May 24, 2003: The Sound of a Voice (Philip  Glass / David Henry Hwang)
May 07, 2003: Borgia Infami (Harold  Blumenfeld / Charles  Kondek)
May 07, 2003: Inferno of Dante — Canto V (Patrick  Soluri / John  Ciardi)
May 02, 2003: Corps of Discovery, A Musical Journey in Three Acts (Michael  Ching / Hugh  Moffatt)
May 01, 2003: Reflections of the Watermoon (Patricia  Burgess / Patricia  Burgess)
May 01, 2003: Marina a Captive Spirit (Deborah Dratell / Annie Finch)
April 25, 2003: Agamemnon (Andrew Earle  Simpson / Sarah Brown  Ferrario)
April 10, 2003: Sub Pontio Pilato (Erling  Wold / James  Bisso)
March 10, 2003: The Passion of Rita St. James (David Conte / John Stirling Walker)
March 05, 2003: Medusa (William  Bolcom / Arnold  Weinstein)
February 25, 2003: Seijo (Stan Hoffman / Melanie Grimes)
February 22, 2003: Lincoln's Happiest Night (Lionel Lackey / Lionel Lackey)
February 06, 2003: Rain (Richard  Owen / Richard  Owen)
February 06, 2003: The Magic Students (W.A. Mozart / Bruce Gary Schoonmaker Malvern)
February 01, 2003: Airline Icarus (Brian Current / Anton Piatigorsky)
February 01, 2003: Filumena (John  Estacio / John  Murrell)
January 24, 2003: The Thirteen Clocks (Chris  Theofanidis / Peter  Webster)
January 16, 2003: Wild Boy (Gary Adams / Lou Berger)
Total number of premieres in 2003: 34 productions | [back to top]
2002
December 13, 2002: Zeus and the Pamplemousse (Jeffery  McCune / Michael  Cavanagh)
December 01, 2002: Pacamambo (Zack  Settel / Wajdi  Mouawad)
November 21, 2002: From Little to Less (Lionel Lackey / Lionel Lackey)
November 14, 2002: York — The Voice of Freedom (Bruce Trinkley / Jason Charnesky)
November 12, 2002: York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Bruce  Trinkley / J. Jason  Charnesky)
November 07, 2002: Phoenix Park, A Poet's Journey (David Strickland / Ilsa Gilbert)
October 22, 2002: Tea: A Mirror of Soul (Tan  Dun / Xu  Ying)
October 05, 2002: Across Spoon River (Marguerite Clarke / Edgar Lee Masters)
September 12, 2002: Call the Children Home (Mildred Kayden / Thomas Babe)
September 12, 2002: Bukowski — Larger than Life…In Song! (Persis Parshall Vehar / Charles Bukowski)
July 02, 2002: Fireworks (Kitty  Brazelton / Billy  Aronson)
June 24, 2002: Galileo Galilei (Philip  Glass / Mary  Zimmerman)
June 07, 2002: The Doll's House (Stephen Eddins / Vincent de Tourdonnet)
June 02, 2002: Loss of Eden (Cary John  Franklin / Michael Patrick  Albano)
June 01, 2002: Gina Farina and the Prince of Mintz (Steve Liebman / Charles Kondek)
May 16, 2002: Mary Shelley (Allan Jaffe / Deborah Atherton)
May 08, 2002: The Sandman (Thomas Cabaniss / Douglas Langworthy and David Herskovits)
May 05, 2002: Ballerina and the Clown (Libby  Larsen / Sally  Gall)
May 03, 2002: The Mocking-Bird (Thea  Musgrave / Thea  Musgrave)
April 24, 2002: Heloise and Abelard (Stephen Paulus / Frank Corsaro)
April 23, 2002: The Scarlet Princess (Alexina Louie / David Henry Hwang)
April 19, 2002: The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Paula  Kimper / Paula  Kimper)
April 13, 2002: Die Sündflut (Winfried Maria  Danner / Michael  Hampe and Claus C. Henneberg)
April 04, 2002: Dora (Melissa Shiflett / Nancy Fales Garrett)
March 22, 2002: The Difficulty of Crossing a Field (David  Lang / Marc  Wellman)
March 03, 2002: The Araboolies of Liberty Street (Ronald  Perera / Constance  Congdon)
March 02, 2002: 120 Songs for the Marquis de Sade (Peter  Hannan / Peter  Hinton)
February 26, 2002: Dreaming Blue (Libby  Larsen / Libby  Larsen)
February 03, 2002: X und Y (Sidney  Corbett / Anja  Tuckermann)
February 02, 2002: O.T. (Mirta de la Torre  Mulhare / Mirta de la Torre  Mulhare)
January 23, 2002: Somebody's Children (Susan  Kander / Susan  Kander)
Total number of premieres in 2002: 31 productions | [back to top]
2001
December 15, 2001: Die Legende vom Armen Heinrich (Ernst August  Klötzke / Tankred  Dorst)
December 05, 2001: It's a Wonderful Life (Janis Dunson Wilson / Marcy Telles)
December 03, 2001: The Scrimshaw Violin (Bruce Saylor / Jonathan Levi)
November 30, 2001: Thérèse Raquin (Tobias  Picker / Gene  Scheer)
November 22, 2001: Manuscrit Trouvé à Saragosse (Manuscript Found In Saragossa) (José Evangelista / Alexis Nouss)
November 11, 2001: Lilith (Deborah  Drattell / David Steven  Cohen)
October 27, 2001: The Floating Box, A Story in Chinatown (Jason Kao Hwang / Catherine Filloux)
October 21, 2001: Orpheus & Euridice (Ricky Ian Gordon / Ricky Ian Gordon)
October 20, 2001: Bellini's War (Steven Paxton / William Wenthe)
October 19, 2001: Noach (Sidney  Corbett / Christopher  Hein)
October 12, 2001: No Easy Walk to Freedom (based on the life of Nelson Mandela) (Chandler Carter / Chandler Carter)
September 21, 2001: www.Love — A 21st Century Romance (Kevin  March / Kim  Yaged)
August 31, 2001: Come Back, Little Sheba (Clint Ballard, Jr. / Lee Goldsmith)
July 27, 2001: Sara McKinnon (Randall  Shinn / Mark  Medoff)
July 04, 2001: A Better Place (Martin Butler / Cindy Oswin)
June 22, 2001: The Satin Cloak — A Chamber Opera in Two Acts (Martin Halpern / Martin Halpern)
May 23, 2001: lost objects  (Gordon  Michael / Artman  Deborah )
May 15, 2001: Queen of the Night (Ronald Strauss / Ronald Strauss)
May 05, 2001: Macbeth² (Jan Sandström / K. G. Johansson)
May 04, 2001: River of Women/Rio de Mujeres (Hector Armienta / Hector Armienta)
April 30, 2001: The Brothers Grimm (Dean Burry / Dean Burry)
April 27, 2001: From Morning to Midnight (David  Sawer / David  Sawer)
April 21, 2001: Iron Road (Chan Ka  Nin / Mark  Brownell)
April 11, 2001: Queer (Erling  Wold / John  Morace)
April 04, 2001: The Secret Cave (Judith Lane / Judith Lane)
March 23, 2001: Dockdoktom (The Doll Doctor) (Bengt Perry / Bengt Perry)
March 16, 2001: Sacco & Vanzetti (Anton Coppola / Anton Coppola)
March 09, 2001: The Thief of Love (Sheila  Silver / Sheila  Silver)
March 07, 2001: Passages (Arnaud Petit / Pascalle Monnier)
February 01, 2001: The Golden Touch (Richard B. Evans / Maryrose Wood)
Total number of premieres in 2001: 30 productions | [back to top]
2000
December 15, 2000: El Niño (John  Adams /   Biblical texts, Gnostic Infancy Gospels, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rosario Castellanos)
December 02, 2000: La Mort de Virgile - The Death of Virgil (Thierry Lancino / Marc Gautron)
October 20, 2000: A Fleeting Animal — An Opera from Judevine (Erik  Nielsen / David  Budbill)
October 13, 2000: Un Racconto Fiorentino (Louis  Gioia / Louis  Gioia)
October 07, 2000: Dead Man Walking (Jake  Heggie / Terrence  McNally)
September 22, 2000: Heloise et Abelard (Ahmed Essyad / Bernard Noel)
September 08, 2000: L'enfant des glaces (Zack  Settel /   Quevedo & de Narval)
September 08, 2000: Midea (Oscar Strasnoy / Irina Possamai)
August 31, 2000: In the Penal Colony (Philip  Glass / Rudolph  Wurlitzer)
August 11, 2000: Game Misconduct (Leslie Uyeda / Tom Cone)
July 15, 2000: Aika ja UniI/The Age of Dreams (Herman Rechberger, Olli Kortekangas, Kalevi Aho / Paavo Rintala)
June 30, 2000: The Money Tree — An Opera in One Act (David Garner / Daniel Cohen)
June 15, 2000: The Tale of Genji (Minoru Miki / Colin Graham)
June 01, 2000: Kali (Jarrad Powell and Tony Prabawo / Goenawan Mohamed)
May 23, 2000: Cecilia (Charles Chaynes / Eduardo Manet)
May 21, 2000: The Boy from Deerfield — A One Act Chamber Opera (Martin Halpern / Martin Halpern)
May 19, 2000: Bonhoeffer (Ann K.  Gebuhr / Robert S.  Hatten)
May 19, 2000: The Lost Dauphin (Gordon Parmentier / Gordon Parmentier)
May 14, 2000: Impressions D'Afrique (Giorgio  Battistelli / Daniel  Laoyza and Georges Lavaudant)
April 30, 2000: The Edge of Glory (Emory Waters / Mary Ann Waters)
April 28, 2000: Dracula, the Opera (Paul Ziemba / Paul Ziemba)
April 25, 2000: Kitty Hawk (J. Mark Scearce / Will Graham)
April 16, 2000: Blood on the Dining-Room Floor (Jonathan Sheffer / Jonathan Sheffer)
April 14, 2000: Cold Sassy Tree (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
April 13, 2000: Daphne at Sea (Charles Norman Mason / Sally M. Gall)
March 31, 2000: Luyala (William  Banfield / Penelope  Bridgers)
March 04, 2000: Louis' Trumpet (Evelyn  Swensson / Joseph  Robinette and Evelyn Swensson)
February 16, 2000: The Silver Tassie (Mark-Anthony  Turnage / Amanda  Holden)
February 10, 2000: Lulu, Le Chant Souterrain (Alain  Thibault / Yan  Muckle)
January 22, 2000: Mega (Erik Vårdstedt and Alex Svensson / Johan Althoff)
Total number of premieres in 2000: 30 productions | [back to top]
1999
December 20, 1999: The Great Gatsby (John  Harbison / John  Harbison)
December 18, 1999: Flurry Tale (Rusty Magee / Billy Aronson)
December 11, 1999: Defendants Rosenberg (Ari Benjamin Meyers / Ari Benjamin Meyers)
November 27, 1999: The Ant and the Grasshopper (Allen  Shawn / Penny  Orloff)
November 25, 1999: Death of Virgil (Michael  White / Thom  Sokoloski)
November 05, 1999: Poe 2, Hawthorne 1 (Three One-Act Operas) (David Bernstein / Charles Kondek)
October 15, 1999: The Diamond Child (Bruce Trinkley / J. Jason Charnesky)
October 12, 1999: Vanqui (Leslie  Burrs / John A.  Williams)
October 09, 1999: A View From the Bridge (William  Bolcom / Arthur  Miller and Arnold Weinstein)
September 16, 1999: What Next? (Elliott  Carter / Paul  Griffiths)
September 10, 1999: Twilight Voices (Stan  Hoffman / Darlene  LeFaive)
September 09, 1999: Carbon Copy Building (Michael  Gordon
David Lang
Julia Wolfe
Bang on a Can / Ben  Katchor)
September 02, 1999: Ulysses (Roger  Rudenstein / James  Joyce)
August 28, 1999: Summer (Stephen  Paulus / Joan  Vail Thorne)
August 08, 1999: Central Park (Three One-Act Operas) (Michael  Torke
Deborah Drattell
Robert Beaser / Wendy  Wasserstein
A.R. Gurney
Terrence McNally)
July 31, 1999: Amber (Richard L. Rose / Richard L. Rose)
July 29, 1999: Belladonna (Bernard  Rands / Leslie  Dunton-Downer)
July 11, 1999: Marrying the Hangman (Ronald Caltabiano / Margaret Atwood)
June 17, 1999: The Merchant and the Pauper (Paul  Schoenfield / Margaret B.  Stearns)
June 11, 1999: Joshua's Boots (Adolphus  Hailstork / Susan  Kander)
June 01, 1999: The House of the Seven Gables ( Scott  Eyerly  / Scott  Eyerly)
May 25, 1999: Angel Levine (Elie  Siegmeister / Edward  Mabley)
May 25, 1999: Sorry, Wrong Number (Jack  Beeson / Jack  Beeson)
May 12, 1999: Practice in the Art of Elocution (Jack  Beeson / Jack  Beeson)
May 07, 1999: Elsewhereless (Rodney  Sharman / Atom  Egoyan)
May 01, 1999: Avow (Adamo  Mark / Adamo  Mark )
April 29, 1999: Zabette (Curtis  Bryant / Mary R.  Bullard)
April 28, 1999: The Dybbuk (Solomon Epstein / Solomon Epstein)
April 24, 1999: Faith (Michael Ching / Michael Ching)
April 23, 1999: Resurrection (Tod Machover / Laura Harrington with additional materials by Braham Murray)
April 22, 1999: Closing Time (Kenneth LaFave / Robert Kastenbaum)
April 17, 1999: Golden Apple (Bruce Trinkley / J. Jason Charnesky)
April 16, 1999: Cleo (Bruce  Trinkley / J. Jason  Charnesky)
April 14, 1999: Dream True (Ricky Ian  Gordon / Tina  Landau)
April 13, 1999: The Golden Ass (Randolph  Peters / Robertson  Davies)
February 25, 1999: Where Angels Fear to Tread (Mark Lanz Weiser / Roger Brunyate)
February 25, 1999: Bandanna (Daron Hagen / Paul Muldoon)
February 22, 1999: Atlas — An Opera in Three Parts (Meredith  Monk / Meredith  Monk)
February 16, 1999: Running Man (Diedre  Murray / Cornelius  Eady)
January 29, 1999: Ballymore (Richard  Wargo / Richard  Wargo)
January 10, 1999: Paris and Oenone (or Did the Trojan War Take Place?) (Philip  Hagemann / Sally M.  Gall)
Total number of premieres in 1999: 41 productions | [back to top]
1998
December 29, 1998: A Tango for Monsieur Lautrec (Jorge Zulueta / Jacobo Romano and Jean-Louis Bachellier)
December 14, 1998: Fulgor y Muerte de Joaquin Murieta (Brilliance and Death of Joaquin Murieta) (Sergio Ortega / Pablo Neruda)
December 11, 1998: Billie and Zelda (Tina Davidson / Eva Davidson and Lale Davidson)
December 09, 1998: Fantastic Mr. Fox (Tobias  Picker / Donald  Sturrock)
November 27, 1998: Matricide (Elena  Kats-Chernin / Kathleen Mary  Fallon)
November 11, 1998: Eric Hermannson's Soul (Libby  Larsen / Chas  Rader-Shieber)
November 06, 1998: Ravenshead (Steven  Mackey / Rinde  Eckert)
October 08, 1998: Chaos  (Gordon  Michael  /  Maguire  Matthew)
September 26, 1998: White Raven (Philip  Glass / Luisa Costa  Gomes)
September 25, 1998: Out of the Rain (Michael Ching / Hugh Moffatt)
September 19, 1998: A Streetcar Named Desire (André  Previn / Philip  Littell)
September 11, 1998: The Black Swan (Thomas Whitman / Nathalie Anderson)
August 12, 1998: What's Goin' On (Richard  Dubelski / Richard  Dubelski)
August 12, 1998: Hieroglyphs (Linda Catlin Smith / Elissa Poole and Linda Catlin Smith)
August 12, 1998: The Kiss (Anne-Marie Fijal / Robert Walser)
August 07, 1998: Ernest Worthing (John Biggs / John Biggs)
August 06, 1998: Virtual Motion — A One-Man "Hyper-Opera" (David Rodwin / David Rodwin)
August 05, 1998: Zürich 1916 (Christopher  Butterfield / John Bentley  Mays)
July 22, 1998: Hildegurls Electric Ordo Virtutum (Adapted from Hildegard von Bingen by Lisa Bielawa, Kitty Brazelton, Eve Beglarian, & Elaine Kaplinsky / Hildegard von Bingen)
July 08, 1998: Patience & Sarah (Paula M.  Kimper / Wende  Persons)
June 18, 1998: Beatrice Chancy (James Rolfe / George Elliott  Clarke)
May 29, 1998: Farinelli or Die Macht der Musik (Siegfried Matthus / Siegfried Matthus)
May 12, 1998: Peony Pavilion (Tan  Dun / Tang  Xianzu
Translation by Cyril Birch)
April 15, 1998: Monsters of Grace (Philip  Glass / Coleman  Barks)
March 27, 1998: Paranoia — A Psycho-Opera (Stephen Eddins / Phillip Lopate)
March 20, 1998: Hansel and Gretel (Neely Bruce / Neely Bruce)
March 13, 1998: Little Women (Mark  Adamo / Mark  Adamo)
March 07, 1998: Coyote Tales (Henry Mollicone / Sheldon Harnick)
March 07, 1998: The Legend of Redwall Abbey (Evelyn D. Swensson / Evelyn D. Swensson)
February 24, 1998: Cinderella in Spain/Cinderelle en España (Mary Carol Warwick / Kate Pogue)
January 01, 1998: The Shoulder (Dan Moses Schreier / Dan Hurlin)
Total number of premieres in 1998: 31 productions | [back to top]
1997
December 12, 1997: The True Last Words of Dutch Schultz (Eric  Salzman / Valeria  Vasilevski)
December 07, 1997: The Little Thieves of Bethlehem (A Christmas/Epiphany Story) (Paul O. Stuart / Sally M. Gall)
November 29, 1997: Amistad (Anthony  Davis / Thulani  Davis)
November 15, 1997: The Books of Daniel (Richard L. Rose / Richard L. Rose)
October 17, 1997: Blue Opera (Nancy Binns Reed / Nancy Binns Reed)
September 28, 1997: French Friends (Persis Parshall Vehar / Persis Parshall Vehar)
September 09, 1997: Yo Soy la Desintegracion (I am Disintegration) (Jean  Piché / Yan  Muckle)
August 09, 1997: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Leonard Moses / Richard Stein)
August 01, 1997: The Glass Harmonica (Garry Eister / Garry Eister)
July 31, 1997: Phrenic Crush (Lisa Bielawa / Eric Ehn)
July 27, 1997: The Silver River (Bright  Sheng / David Henry  Hwang)
July 26, 1997: Ashoka’s Dream (Peter  Lieberson / Douglas  Penick)
July 12, 1997: Breakfast Waltzes (Harold Blumenfeld / Charles Kondek)
June 20, 1997: Between Two Worlds (The Dybbuk) (Shulamit  Ran / Charles  Kondek)
June 14, 1997: Hopper's Wife (Stewart  Wallace / Michael  Korie)
May 30, 1997: The Bald Soprano (Martin  Kalmanoff / Eugene  Ionesco)
May 18, 1997: The Wage of Sin (Gene Murray / Gene Murray)
May 16, 1997: Balseros (Robert Ashley / Maria Irene Fornes)
May 10, 1997: The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five (Philip  Glass / Doris  Lessing)
May 04, 1997: Ovidania (Matthew Greenbaum / Martine Bellen)
April 27, 1997: Black Water (John Duffy / Joyce Carol Oates)
April 17, 1997: Ever Since Eden (Bruce  Trinkley / J. Jason  Charnesky)
April 17, 1997: Eve's Odds (Bruce Trinkley / J. Jason Charnesky)
April 10, 1997: She Never Lost a Passenger: the story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (Susan  Kander / Susan  Kander)
March 14, 1997: Jackie O (Michael  Daugherty / Wayne  Koestenbaum)
March 12, 1997: Iphis (Elena  Kats-Chernin / Richard  Toop)
March 01, 1997: The Conquistador (Myron  Fink / Donald  Moreland)
February 28, 1997: Memoirs of Uliana Rooney (Vivian Fine / Sonya Friedman)
January 25, 1997: Buoso's Ghost (Michael Ching / Michael Ching)
January 11, 1997: An Aesop Odyssey (David Gooding / David Gooding)
Total number of premieres in 1997: 30 productions | [back to top]
1996
December 18, 1996: Angel Square (Clifford Crawley / Janet Irwin)
December 12, 1996: The Other Wise Man (Stefania de Kenessey / Peter Wallace)
December 12, 1996: She Stoops to Conquer (Marjorie M. Rusche / Andrew Joffe)
October 25, 1996: Florencia en el Amazonas (Daniel  Catán / Marcela  Fuentes-Berain)
September 24, 1996: Le vampire et la nymphomane (Serge  Provost / Claude  Gauvreau)
August 01, 1996: Kafka's Chimp (John Metcalf / Mark Morris)
July 27, 1996: Emmeline (Tobias  Picker / J.D.  McClatchy)
July 27, 1996: The Dreamers (David Conte / Philip Littell)
June 24, 1996: Beast and Superbeast (Jorge Martín / Andrew Joffe)
June 24, 1996: The Ugly Duckling (Sally  Wolf / Lurrine  Burgess)
May 31, 1996: The Tibetan Book of the Dead (Ricky Ian  Gordon / Jean-Claude  van Itallie)
May 18, 1996: Les Enfants Terribles (Philip  Glass / Philip  Glass)
May 08, 1996: The Picture of Dorian Gray (Lowell  Liebermann / Lowell  Liebermann)
May 07, 1996: Marco Polo (  Tan Dun / Paul  Griffiths)
April 25, 1996: Different Fields (Mike  Reid / Sarah  Schlesinger)
April 19, 1996: Processions (James P. Callahan / Mark Pizzato)
March 15, 1996: The Black Monk (Wendy  Kesselman / Wendy  Kesselman)
March 02, 1996: The Jungle Book (Evelyn Swensson / Joseph Robinette)
February 23, 1996: The Nightingale and the Rose (Bruce  Rockwell / Jason Sinclair  Long)
February 23, 1996: The Dragon (Albert Biales / Albert Biales)
February 08, 1996: Seasons in Hell — A Life of Rimbaud (Harold  Blumenfeld / Charles  Kondek)
February 01, 1996: Bed and Sofa (Polly Pen / Laurence Klavan)
January 13, 1996: Dreamkeepers (David  Carlson / Aden  Ross)
Total number of premieres in 1996: 23 productions | [back to top]
1995
November 28, 1995: Red Emma (Gary  Kulesha / Cary  Bolt)
July 29, 1995: Modern Painters (David  Lang / Manuela  Hoelterhoff)
June 10, 1995: The Thunder of Horses (Cary John  Franklin / Michael Patrick  Albano)
June 10, 1995: Bok Choy Variations-A Tale from the Red Dust (Evan  Chen / Fifi  Servoss)
May 18, 1995: Travels (Victoria  Bond / Ann  Goethe)
May 13, 1995: I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky (John  Adams / June  Jordan)
May 11, 1995: Hearts on Fire (Roger Ames / Laura Harrington)
March 20, 1995: Shelter (Michael  Gordon
David Lang
Julia Wolfe
Bang on a Can / Deborah  Artman)
January 21, 1995: Harvey Milk (Stewart  Wallace / Michael  Korie)
January 20, 1995: Simón Bolivar (Thea Musgrave / Thea Musgrave)
January 18, 1995: A Little Girl Dreams of Taking the Veil (Erling  Wold / Erling  Wold)
Total number of premieres in 1995: 11 productions | [back to top]
1994
December 10, 1994: Voce di Diva (Emory Waters / Neil Gould)
September 10, 1994: The Dangerous Liaisons (Conrad  Susa / Philip  Littell)
September 10, 1994: Cyrano (Jack  Beeson / Sheldon  Harnick)
June 21, 1994: La Belle et la Bête (Philip  Glass / Philip  Glass)
June 11, 1994: The Architect (David  MacIntyre / Tom  Cone)
June 10, 1994: Orpheus Descending (Bruce  Saylor / J.D.  McClatchy)
May 09, 1994: Passion (Stephen  Sondheim / Stephen  Sondheim)
April 09, 1994: Floyd Collins (Adam  Guettel / Tina  Landau and Adam Guettel)
January 15, 1994: The Dream of Valentino (Dominick  Argento / Charles  Nolte)
Total number of premieres in 1994: 9 productions | [back to top]
1993
December 08, 1993: Nosferatu (Randolph  Peters / Marilyn  Gronsdal Powell)
November 07, 1993: Brave Jack, Opera for Young Audiences (Emory Waters / Mary Ann Waters)
November 05, 1993: Burning Bright (Frank  Lewin / Frank  Lewin)
October 28, 1993: Chaplin (Roger Anderson / Lee Goldsmith)
October 06, 1993: Marilyn (Ezra  Laderman / Norman  Rosten)
October 03, 1993: Esther (Hugo  Weisgall / Charles  Kondek)
August 13, 1993: A Chekhov Trilogy (Richard  Wargo / Richard  Wargo)
July 17, 1993: A Hill of Bones (Persis Parshall  Vehar / Michael  Ehrenreich)
June 01, 1993: The Midnight Angel (David  Carlson / Peter S.  Beagle)
May 31, 1993: The Singing Child (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
May 22, 1993: The Insect Comedy (Martin  Kalmanoff / Lewis  Allan)
May 14, 1993: Orphée (Philip  Glass / Philip  Glass)
April 21, 1993: Shining Brow (Daron  Hagen / Paul  Muldoon)
March 07, 1993: With Blood, With Ink (Daniel  Crozier / Peter M.  Krask)
February 25, 1993: Romulus Hunt (Carly  Simon / Jacob  Brackman)
January 15, 1993: The Story of Harriet Tubman (Thea  Musgrave / Thea  Musgrave)
Total number of premieres in 1993: 16 productions | [back to top]
1992
October 31, 1992: McTeague (William  Bolcom / Arnold  Weinstein and Robert Altman)
October 12, 1992: The Voyage (Philip  Glass / David Henry  Hwang)
June 14, 1992: Tania (Anthony  Davis / John  La Chiusa)
May 19, 1992: Mario and the Magician (Harry Somers / Rod Anderson)
May 13, 1992: Nigredo Hotel (Nic  Gotham / Ann-Marie  MacDonald)
April 09, 1992: Song of Majnun (Bright  Sheng / Andrew  Porter)
March 19, 1992: Karla (Leonard  Lehrman / Leonard  Lehrman, after Bernard Malamud)
March 02, 1992: A Place to Call Home (Edward  Barnes / Edward  Barnes)
February 14, 1992: Desert of Roses (Robert  Moran / Michael John  LaChiusa)
Total number of premieres in 1992: 9 productions | [back to top]
1991
December 19, 1991: The Ghosts of Versailles (John  Corigliano / William M.  Hoffman)
May 28, 1991: Van Gogh (Michael  Gordon / Michael  Gordon)
April 25, 1991: Rappaccini's Daughter (Daniel  Catán / Juan  Tovar)
April 07, 1991: Frida (Robert Xavier  Rodriguez / Hilary  Blecher and Migdalia Cruz)
March 19, 1991: The Death of Klinghoffer (John  Adams / Alice  Goodman)
February 26, 1991: Guacamayo's Old Song and Dance (John  Oliver / Melissa  Cameron)
Total number of premieres in 1991: 6 productions | [back to top]
1990
December 18, 1990: Assassins (Stephen J Sondheim / Stephen J Sondheim)
June 17, 1990: The Balcony (Robert  DiDomenica / Jean  Genet)
June 17, 1990: The Outcast (Noa  Ain / Noa  Ain)
May 25, 1990: Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus (Libby  Larsen / Libby  Larsen)
April 29, 1990: Hydrogen Jukebox (Philip  Glass / Allen  Ginsberg)
April 04, 1990: Casino Paradise (William  Bolcom / Arnold  Weinstein)
February 23, 1990: Tornrak (John  Metcalf / John  Metcalf)
Total number of premieres in 1990: 7 productions | [back to top]
1989
November 25, 1989: Hotel Eden (Henry Mollicone / Judith Fein)
November 09, 1989: Snow Leopard (William  Harper / Roger  Nieboer)
June 24, 1989: A Question of Taste (William  Schuman / J.D.  McClatchy)
June 15, 1989: Under the Double Moon (Anthony  Davis / Deborah  Atherton)
May 17, 1989: The Yellow Wallpaper (Ronald  Perera / Constance  Congdon)
May 01, 1989: Where's Dick? (Stewart  Wallace / Michael  Korie)
March 08, 1989: Bon Appetit!! (Lee  Hoiby / Julia  Child and Mark Shulgasser)
February 24, 1989: The Boor (Donald Grantham / Donald Grantham)
January 01, 1989: The Italian Lesson (Lee  Hoiby / Ruth  Draper)
Total number of premieres in 1989: 9 productions | [back to top]
1988
November 19, 1988: The Aspern Papers (Dominick  Argento / Dominick  Argento)
September 19, 1988: Hyperion (Walter Zimmermann / Dietrich E. Sattler)
September 17, 1988: Rasputin (Jay  Reise / Jay  Reise, in collaboration with Frank Corsaro)
July 08, 1988: The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 (Philip  Glass / Doris  Lessing)
May 20, 1988: Fly Away All — A Surreal Dance Opera (Brenda Hutchinson / Theodore Shank)
May 18, 1988: The Fall of the House of Usher (Philip  Glass / Arthur  Yorinks)
May 17, 1988: A Midwinter Night's Dream (Harry Somers / Tim Wynne-Jones)
Total number of premieres in 1988: 7 productions | [back to top]
1987
December 12, 1987: Europeras I & II (John Cage / John Cage)
October 22, 1987: Nixon in China (John  Adams / Alice  Goodman)
June 06, 1987: Stone Soup (Daniel  Dorff / Frank  McQuilkin)
March 28, 1987: Tomorrow and Tomorrow (Timothy  Sullivan / Timothy  Sullivan)
February 26, 1987: Della's Gift (Dan  Welcher / Paul  Woodruff)
February 18, 1987: Monkey See, Monkey Do (Robert Xavier  Rodriguez / Mary (Duren)  Medrick)
January 01, 1987: A Visit to the Country (Richard  Wargo / Richard  Wargo)
Total number of premieres in 1987: 7 productions | [back to top]
1986
November 15, 1986: Goya (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
October 10, 1986: The Ransom of Red Chief (Robert Xavier  Rodriguez / Daniel  Dibbern)
September 28, 1986: X, or The Life and Times of Malcolm X (Anthony  Davis / Thulani  Davis)
September 18, 1986: Queenie Pie (Duke and Maurice Peress  Ellington / George C.  Wolfe)
June 21, 1986: The Tempest (Lee  Hoiby / Mark  Shulgasser)
March 08, 1986: Everyone is Good for Something (Victoria Bond / Beatrice Schenk de Regniers)
January 27, 1986: Tango (Robert Xavier  Rodriguez / Robert Xavier  Rodriguez)
January 18, 1986: Chinchilla (Myron Fink / Donald Moreland)
January 08, 1986: The Island of Tomorrow (Myron Fink / Lou Rodgers)
Total number of premieres in 1986: 9 productions | [back to top]
1985
December 15, 1985: Martin Avdeich: A Christmas Tale (Robert  Downard / Robert  Downard)
December 11, 1985: The Juniper Tree (Philip  Glass / Arthur  Yorinks)
November 22, 1985: The Picnic (Richard  Cumming / Henry  Butler)
October 05, 1985: Tight-Rope (Chester  Biscardi / Henry  Butler)
August 10, 1985: The Seduction of a Lady (Richard  Wargo / Richard  Wargo)
July 28, 1985: The Tempest (John  Eaton / Andrew  Porter)
June 13, 1985: The Woodlanders (Stephen Paulus / Colin Graham)
May 30, 1985: Jōruri (Minoru  Miki / Colin  Graham)
April 13, 1985: The Sibyl (Vincent Persichetti / Vincent Persichetti)
April 12, 1985: Casanova's Homecoming (Dominick  Argento / Dominick  Argento)
February 22, 1985: Clair de Lune (Libby  Larsen / Patricia  Hample)
Total number of premieres in 1985: 11 productions | [back to top]
1984
December 26, 1984: The Music Shop (Richard  Wargo / Richard  Wargo)
August 02, 1984: The Love of Don Perlimplin (Conrad Susa / Conrad Susa and Richard Street)
April 24, 1984: The Abduction of Figaro ((Peter Schickele) P.D.Q. Bach / (Peter Schickele) P.D.Q. Bach)
March 24, 1984: Akhnaten (Philip  Glass / Philip  Glass
Shalom Goldman
Robert Israel
Richard Riddell
Jerome Robbins)
Total number of premieres in 1984: 4 productions | [back to top]
1983
November 08, 1983: The Gospel at Colonus (Bob  Telson / Lee  Breuer)
November 08, 1983: Harriet, the Woman Called Moses (Thea Musgrave / Thea Musgrave)
October 14, 1983: Shine! (Roger Anderson / Lee Goldsmith)
June 17, 1983: A Quiet Place (Leonard  Bernstein / Stephen  Wadsworth)
Total number of premieres in 1983: 4 productions | [back to top]
1982
November 06, 1982: Wuthering Heights (Bernard  Herrmann / Lucille  Fletcher)
September 24, 1982: The Boy Who Grew Too Fast (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
September 14, 1982: Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Thea  Musgrave / Thea  Musgrave)
August 01, 1982: The Confidence Man (George  Rochberg / Gene  Rochberg)
July 07, 1982: Suor Isabella (Robert Xavier  Rodriguez / Daniel  Dibbern)
June 17, 1982: The Postman Always Rings Twice (Stephen  Paulus / Colin  Graham)
June 04, 1982: Minutes Til Midnight (Robert Ward / Daniel Lang)
April 14, 1982: A Bride From Pluto (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1982: 8 productions | [back to top]
1981
May 14, 1981: Emperor Norton (Henry Mollicone / John S. Bowman)
May 01, 1981: Miss Havisham's Wedding Night (Dominick  Argento / John  Olon-Scrymgeour)
April 24, 1981: Willie Stark (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
April 19, 1981: Starbird (Henry  Mollicone / Kate  Pogue)
Total number of premieres in 1981: 4 productions | [back to top]
1980
December 18, 1980: The Shepherds' Christmas (William Russo / John Swan)
December 04, 1980: Orpheus in Pecan Springs (William P. Lathan / Thomas Holliday)
October 09, 1980: Before Breakfast (Thomas  Pasatieri / Frank  Corsaro)
October 09, 1980: The Student from Salamanca (Jan  Bach / Jan  Bach)
October 09, 1980: Madame Adare (Stanley  Silverman / Richard  Foreman)
September 05, 1980: Satyagraha (Philip  Glass / Philip  Glass and Constance DeJong)
August 21, 1980: Through Roses (Marc  Neikrug / Marc  Neikrug)
August 05, 1980: Kopernikus (Claude  Vivier / Claude  Vivier)
July 20, 1980: The Last Twilight (Thea  Musgrave / D. H.  Lawrence)
June 01, 1980: A Madrigal Opera (Philip  Glass /   n/a)
May 27, 1980: Tartuffe (Kirke  Mechem / Kirke  Mechem)
May 16, 1980: Tumbledown Dick, or The Taste of the Times (Libby  Larsen / Vern  Sutton)
April 26, 1980: Rosina (Hiram  Titus / Barbara  Field)
April 10, 1980: The Ragsman and the Gypsies (Louis Angelini / Eugene Paul Nassar)
March 01, 1980: The Cry of Clytaemnestra (John  Eaton / Patrick  Creagh)
Total number of premieres in 1980: 15 productions | [back to top]
1979
December 07, 1979: A Christmas Carol (Thea  Musgrave / Thea  Musgrave)
August 20, 1979: Winter's Tale (John  Harbison / John  Harbison)
June 09, 1979: The Village Singer (Stephen  Paulus / Michael Dennis  Browne)
June 03, 1979: La Loca (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
May 05, 1979: Chip and His Dog (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
April 30, 1979: Full Moon in March (John  Harbison / John  Harbison)
March 22, 1979: Miss Havisham's Fire (Dominick  Argento / John  Olon-Scrymgeour)
March 22, 1979: The Harmfulness of Tobacco (Martin  Kalmanoff / Eric  Bentley)
March 01, 1979: Sweeney Todd (Stephen  Sondheim / Hugh  Wheeler)
Total number of premieres in 1979: 9 productions | [back to top]
1978
November 17, 1978: Dr. Heidegger's Fountain of Youth (Jack  Beeson / Sheldon  Harnick)
November 17, 1978: Doctor Heidegger's Fountain of Youth (Jack  Beeson / Sheldon  Harnick)
July 22, 1978: The Face on the Barroom Floor (Henry  Mollicone / John S.  Bowman)
June 12, 1978: Mary Dyer (Richard  Owen / Richard  Owen)
April 14, 1978: Claudia Legare (Robert Ward / Bernard Stambler)
April 01, 1978: Singers Glen (Alice Parker / Alice Parker)
March 29, 1978: Mary, Queen of Scots (Thea Musgrave / Thea Musgrave)
February 12, 1978: The Women in the Garden (Vivian Fine / Vivian Fine)
February 12, 1978: The Wings of Daedalus (Maurizio  Squillante / Fabio  Squillante and David Haughton)
February 04, 1978: Judith and Holofernes (Myron  Fink / Daniel  Moreland)
Total number of premieres in 1978: 10 productions | [back to top]
1977
December 21, 1977: A Christmas Carol (Gregory  Sandow / Gregory  Sandow)
December 21, 1977: The Richest Girl in the World Finds Happiness (Gregory  Sandow / Gregory  Sandow)
November 02, 1977: Thanksgiving (Paul Alan Levi / Toni Mergentime Levi)
May 20, 1977: A Water Bird Talk (Dominick  Argento / Dominick  Argento)
May 19, 1977: Civilization & Its Discontents (Michael  Sahl
Eric Salzman / Michael  Sahl
Eric Salzman)
May 13, 1977: Neither (Morton  Feldman / Samuel  Beckett)
April 17, 1977: The Obtaining of Portia (Brian Israel / Brian Israel)
April 14, 1977: Lily (Leon  Kirchner / Leon  Kirchner)
March 15, 1977: Hearing (Ned  Rorem / Kenneth  Koch)
Total number of premieres in 1977: 9 productions | [back to top]
1976
November 06, 1976: Angle of Repose (Andrew  Imbrie / Oakley  Hall)
November 01, 1976: The Hero (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
July 25, 1976: Einstein on the Beach (Philip  Glass / Christopher  Knowles, Lucinda Childs, and Samuel M. Johnson)
June 17, 1976: The Egg (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
April 24, 1976: The Voyage of Edgar Allen Poe (Dominick  Argento / Charles  Nolte)
April 01, 1976: Inès de Castro (Thomas  Pasatieri / Bernard  Stambler)
February 27, 1976: Bilby's Doll (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
January 11, 1976: Pacific Overtures (Stephen J  Sondheim / Stephen J  Sondheim)
January 10, 1976: Washington Square (Thomas  Pasatieri / Kenwood  Elmslie)
Total number of premieres in 1976: 9 productions | [back to top]
1975
December 27, 1975: Memoirs from the Holocaust (Michael Braz / Michael Braz)
November 01, 1975: Black River (Conrad  Susa /  Richard Street  Susa)
September 20, 1975: Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (Jack  Beeson / Sheldon  Harnick)
Total number of premieres in 1975: 3 productions | [back to top]
1974
November 15, 1974: A Bayou Legend (Williiam  Grant Still / Verna  Arvey)
July 27, 1974: Signor Deluso (Thomas  Pasatieri / Thomas  Pasatieri, after Molière)
June 11, 1974: The Voice of Ariadne (Thea  Musgrave / Amalia  Elguera)
April 25, 1974: Ionescopade (Mildred Kayden / Eugene Ionesco)
March 05, 1974: The Seagull (Thomas  Pasatieri / Kenward  Elmslie)
March 03, 1974: Sextet (Lawrence Hurwit / Lee Goldsmith, Harvey Perr)
February 05, 1974: Sganarelle (Violet Archer / Violet Archer)
Total number of premieres in 1974: 7 productions | [back to top]
1973
November 26, 1973: Bertha (Ned  Rorem / Kenneth  Koch)
September 06, 1973: Tamu-Tamu (The Guests) (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
May 05, 1973: Transformations (Conrad  Susa / Anne  Sexton)
April 23, 1973: Myshkin (John  Eaton / Patrick  Creagh)
February 25, 1973: A Little Night Music (Stephen  Sondheim / Hugh  Wheeler)
January 06, 1973: Man on the Bearskin Rug (Paul  Ramsier / James  Elward)
Total number of premieres in 1973: 6 productions | [back to top]
1972
August 12, 1972: Dr. Selavy's Magic Theatre (Stanley Silverman / Richard Foreman)
May 16, 1972: Flower and Hawk (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
April 20, 1972: Lord Byron (Virgil  Thomson / Jack  Larson)
April 15, 1972: Heracles (John  Eaton / Michael  Fried)
March 02, 1972: Black Widow (Thomas  Pasatieri / Thomas  Pasatieri)
January 27, 1972: Treemonisha (Scott  Joplin / Scott  Joplin)
Total number of premieres in 1972: 6 productions | [back to top]
1971
December 31, 1971: Colonel Jonathan the Saint (Dominick  Argento / John  Olon-Scrymgeour)
October 14, 1971: Postcard from Morocco (Dominick  Argento / John  Donahue)
October 01, 1971: Medea of Corinth (Benjamin  Lees / Benjamin  Lees)
September 10, 1971: Beatrix Cenci (Alberto  Ginastera / William  Shand)
July 24, 1971: Three Sisters Who are Not Sisters (Ned  Rorem / Gertrude  Stein)
June 19, 1971: Summer and Smoke (Lee  Hoiby / Lanford  Wilson)
May 21, 1971: Fables (Ned  Rorem / Jean  de la Fontaine)
April 07, 1971: Calvary (Thomas  Pasatieri / Thomas  Pasatieri)
March 07, 1971: The Most Important Man (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1971: 9 productions | [back to top]
1970
October 24, 1970: Red Carnations (Robert Baksa / Robert Baksa)
May 07, 1970: The Fisherman and His Wife (Gunther  Schuller / John  Updike)
March 17, 1970: My Heart's in the Highlands (Jack  Beeson / Jack  Beeson)
January 22, 1970: Of Mice and Men (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
Total number of premieres in 1970: 4 productions | [back to top]
1969
August 24, 1969: Vanity Fair (Mildred Kayden / Maura Cavanagh)
March 10, 1969: Paradise Gardens East (Mildred Kayden / Frank Gagliano)
Total number of premieres in 1969: 2 productions | [back to top]
1968
December 21, 1968: Help, Help, the Globolinks! (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
October 09, 1968: Nine Rivers from Jordan (Hugo  Weisgall / Denis  Johnston)
August 01, 1968: Twelfth Night (David Amram / Joseph Papp)
Total number of premieres in 1968: 3 productions | [back to top]
1967
December 27, 1967: The Stoned Guest (P.D.Q.  Bach; Edited by Peter Schickele  / P.D.Q.  Bach)
November 30, 1967: The Decision (Thea  Musgrave / Maurice  Lindsay)
September 23, 1967: Louis Riel (Harry Somers / Mavor Moore in collaboration with Jacques Languirand)
June 01, 1967: The Shoemakers' Holiday (Dominick  Argento / John  Olon-Scrymgeour)
May 19, 1967: Bombarzo (Alberto  Ginastera / Manuel  Mujica Lainez)
March 17, 1967: Mourning Becomes Electra (Marvin David  Levy / Henry  Butler)
March 09, 1967: The Servant of Two Masters (Vittorio  Giannini / Bernard  Stambler)
Total number of premieres in 1967: 7 productions | [back to top]
1966
October 12, 1966: The Visitation (Gunther  Schuller / Gunther  Schuller)
September 16, 1966: Antony and Cleopatra (Samuel  Barber / Franco  Zeffirelli)
April 28, 1966: Carry Nation (Douglas  Moore / William  North Jayme)
March 31, 1966: Markheim (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
March 16, 1966: La Divina (Thomas  Pasatieri / Thomas  Pasatieri)
Total number of premieres in 1966: 5 productions | [back to top]
1965
December 09, 1965: The Box (Charles Eakin / Charles Eakin)
November 04, 1965: Miss Julie (Ned  Rorem / Kenward  Elmslie)
August 20, 1965: The Women (Thomas  Pasatieri / Thomas  Pasatieri)
March 25, 1965: Lizzie Borden (Jack  Beeson / Kenward  Elmslie)
Total number of premieres in 1965: 4 productions | [back to top]
1964
October 08, 1964: Natalia Petrovna (Lee  Hoiby / William  Ball)
July 24, 1964: Don Rodrigo (Alberto  Ginastera / Alejandro  Casona)
June 03, 1964: Martin’s Lie (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
April 19, 1964: Montezuma (Roger  Sessions / G.A.  Borgese)
January 09, 1964: The Masque of Angels (Dominick  Argento / John  Olon-Scrymgeour)
January 01, 1964: A Month in the Country (Lee  Hoiby / William  Ball)
Total number of premieres in 1964: 6 productions | [back to top]
1963
October 22, 1963: The Last Savage (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
October 13, 1963: Little Red Riding Hood (Seymour  Barab / Seymour  Barab)
October 10, 1963: Gentlemen, Be Seated! (Jerome  Moross / Edward  Eager)
June 20, 1963: Mardi Gras (Mildred Kayden / Mildred Kayden)
May 31, 1963: Christopher Sly (Dominick  Argento / John  Manlove)
May 11, 1963: Highway 1, U.S.A. (William  Grant Still / Verna  Arvey)
March 03, 1963: Labyrinth (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
February 12, 1963: The Sojourner and Mollie Sinclair (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
Total number of premieres in 1963: 8 productions | [back to top]
1962
December 08, 1962: The Greenfield Christmas Tree (Douglas  Moore / Arnold  Sundgaard)
November 10, 1962: The Passion of Jonathan Wade (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
July 10, 1962: A Bird in the Bush (Herbert Bielawa / Warren Kliewer)
June 14, 1962: The Flood (Igor  Stravinsky / Robert  Craft)
May 25, 1962: Jeremiah (Myron Fink / Earlene Hawley)
May 23, 1962: What Price Confidence? (Ernst Krenek / Ernst Krenek)
March 22, 1962: The Golem (Abraham  Ellstein / Sylvia  Regan)
Total number of premieres in 1962: 7 productions | [back to top]
1961
December 03, 1961: A Gift of Song (Mary E.  Caldwell / Mary E  Caldwell)
October 26, 1961: The Crucible (Robert  Ward / Bernard  Stambler)
October 12, 1961: The Wings of the Dove (Douglas  Moore / Ethan  Ayer)
July 29, 1961: The Brute (Lawrence Moss / Eric Bentley)
July 20, 1961: The Last Word (Mildred Kayden / James Broughton)
Total number of premieres in 1961: 5 productions | [back to top]
1960
May 05, 1960: Introductions and Good-byes (Lukas  Foss / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1960: 1 productions | [back to top]
1959
October 23, 1959: Beatrice (Lee  Hoiby / Marcia  Nardi)
June 17, 1959: A Hand of Bridge (Samuel  Barber / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
April 26, 1959: Six Characters in Search of an Author (Hugo  Weisgall / Denis  Johnston)
April 16, 1959: The Triumph of St. Joan (Dello  Joio / Dello  Joio)
April 12, 1959: He Who Gets Slapped (Robert  Ward / Bernard  Stambler)
April 10, 1959: The Pink Siamese (Seymour  Barab / Susan  Otto)
Total number of premieres in 1959: 6 productions | [back to top]
1958
July 16, 1958: Wuthering Heights (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
June 22, 1958: The Abbot of Drimock (Thea  Musgrave / Maurice  Lindsay)
June 20, 1958: The Scarf (Lee  Hoiby / Harry  Duncan)
May 04, 1958: Escorial (Marvin David Levy / Lionel  Abel)
April 23, 1958: The Good Soldier Schweik (Robert  Kurka / Lewis  Allan)
April 14, 1958: Robbers (Ned  Rorem / Ned  Rorem)
March 15, 1958: Gallantry (Douglas  Moore / Arnold  Sundgaard)
January 15, 1958: Vanessa (Samuel  Barber / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1958: 8 productions | [back to top]
1957
November 21, 1957: The Sweet Bye and Bye (Jack  Beeson / Kenward  Elmslie)
August 05, 1957: Tale for a Deaf Ear (Mark  Bucci / Mark  Bucci)
May 06, 1957: The Boor (Dominick  Argento / John  Olon-Scrymgeour)
January 11, 1957: A Game of Chance (Seymour  Barab / Evelyn  Manacher Draper)
Total number of premieres in 1957: 4 productions | [back to top]
1956
December 01, 1956: Candide (Leonard  Bernstein / Lillian  Hellman)
August 04, 1956: Chanticleer (Seymour  Barab / M. C.  Richards)
July 07, 1956: The Ballad of Baby Doe (Douglas  Moore / John  Latouche)
May 03, 1956: The Most Happy Fella (Frank  Loesser / Frank  Loesser)
May 01, 1956: Birthday of the Infanta (Ron  Nelson / Ron  Nelson)
March 15, 1956: My Fair Lady (Frederick  Loewe / Alan Jay  Lerner)
February 24, 1956: Susannah (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
January 05, 1956: Nightcap (Cardon V.  Burnham / Cardon V. Butnham)
Total number of premieres in 1956: 8 productions | [back to top]
1955
November 06, 1955: Griffelkin (Lukas  Foss / Alastair  Reid)
May 10, 1955: A Childhood Miracle (Ned  Rorem / Elliott  Stein)
February 14, 1955: The Boor (Myron Fink / Myron Fink)
Total number of premieres in 1955: 3 productions | [back to top]
1954
December 27, 1954: The Saint of Bleecker Street (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
July 28, 1954: The Brothers (George  Antheil / George  Antheil)
May 27, 1954: Hello Out There (Jack  Beeson / Jack  Beeson)
April 01, 1954: The Tender Land (Aaron  Copland / Horace [Erik Johns]  Everett)
March 11, 1954: The Golden Apple (Jerome  Moross / John  Latouche)
Total number of premieres in 1954: 5 productions | [back to top]
1953
May 25, 1953: The Harpies (Marc  Blitzstein / Marc  Blitzstein)
May 04, 1953: The Mighty Casey (William Howard  Schuman / Jeremy  Gury)
January 01, 1953: Taming of the Shrew (Vittorio  Giannini / Vittorio  Giannini and Dorothy Fee )
Total number of premieres in 1953: 3 productions | [back to top]
1952
June 12, 1952: Trouble in Tahiti (Leonard  Bernstein / Leonard  Bernstein)
Total number of premieres in 1952: 1 productions | [back to top]
1951
December 24, 1951: Amahl and the Night Visitors (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
November 08, 1951: The Ordeal of Osbert (Allen G Davis / Allen G Davis)
September 11, 1951: The Rake's Progress (Igor  Stravinsky / W.H.  Auden)
April 10, 1951: The Dybbuk (David  Tamkin / Alex  Tamkin)
Total number of premieres in 1951: 4 productions | [back to top]
1950
May 18, 1950: The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (Lukas  Foss / Jean  Karsavina)
May 18, 1950: The Veil (Bernard  Rogers / Bernard  Rogers)
March 01, 1950: The Consul (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1950: 3 productions | [back to top]
1949
October 30, 1949: Lost in the Stars (Kurt  Weill / Maxwell  Anderson)
October 06, 1949: Regina (Marc  Blitzstein / Marc  Blitzstein)
May 02, 1949: Slow Dusk (Carlisle  Floyd / Carlisle  Floyd)
March 31, 1949: Troubled Island (William  Grant Still / Langston  Hughes and Verna Arvey)
January 01, 1949: Costaso (William  Grant Still /   )
Total number of premieres in 1949: 5 productions | [back to top]
1948
July 15, 1948: Down in the Valley (Kurt  Weill / Arnold  Sundgaard)
January 10, 1948: El Gato con Botas (Xavier  Montsalvatge / Nestor  Lujan)
January 08, 1948: The Sailing of Nancy Belle (Allen G. Davis / Allen G.  Davis)
Total number of premieres in 1948: 3 productions | [back to top]
1947
May 07, 1947: The Mother of Us All (Virgil  Thomson / Gertrude  Stein)
February 18, 1947: The Telephone or l’Amour a Trois (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
January 11, 1947: The Warrior (Bernard  Rogers / Norman  Corwin)
January 01, 1947: The Trial of Lucullus (Roger  Sessions / H.R.  Hayes)
Total number of premieres in 1947: 4 productions | [back to top]
1946
December 16, 1946: Street Scene (Kurt  Weill / Elmer  Rice)
May 08, 1946: The Medium (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1946: 2 productions | [back to top]
1945
Total number of premieres in 1945: 0 productions | [back to top]
1944
Total number of premieres in 1944: 0 productions | [back to top]
1943
March 31, 1943: Oklahoma! (Richard  Rodgers / Oscar  Hammerstein II)
Total number of premieres in 1943: 1 productions | [back to top]
1942
April 14, 1942: Solomon and Balkis (Randall  Thompson / Randall  Thompson)
Total number of premieres in 1942: 1 productions | [back to top]
1941
Total number of premieres in 1941: 0 productions | [back to top]
1940
Total number of premieres in 1940: 0 productions | [back to top]
1939
May 18, 1939: Devil & Daniel Webster (Douglas  Moore / Stephen Vincent  Benet)
April 22, 1939: The Old Maid and the Thief (Gian Carlo  Menotti  / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
January 01, 1939: Blue Steel (William  Grant Still /   )
Total number of premieres in 1939: 3 productions | [back to top]
1938
Total number of premieres in 1938: 0 productions | [back to top]
1937
October 24, 1937: I've Got the Tune (Marc  Blitzstein / Marc  Blitzstein)
June 16, 1937: The Cradle Will Rock (Marc  Blitzstein / Marc  Blitzstein)
April 21, 1937: The Second Hurricane (Aaron  Copland / Edwin  Denby)
April 01, 1937: Amelia Goes To The Ball (Gian Carlo  Menotti / Gian Carlo  Menotti)
Total number of premieres in 1937: 4 productions | [back to top]
1936
November 19, 1936: Johnny Johnson (Kurt  Weill / Paul  Green)
Total number of premieres in 1936: 1 productions | [back to top]
1935
September 30, 1935: Porgy and Bess (George  Gershwin / DuBose  Heyward and Ira Gershwin)
Total number of premieres in 1935: 1 productions | [back to top]
1934
February 20, 1934: Four Saints in Three Acts (Virgil  Thomson / Gertrude  Stein)
February 10, 1934: Merry Mount (Howard  Hanson / Richard L.  Stokes)
Total number of premieres in 1934: 2 productions | [back to top]
1933
January 07, 1933: The Emperor Jones (Louis  Gruenberg / Kathleen  de Jaffa)
Total number of premieres in 1933: 1 productions | [back to top]
1932
Total number of premieres in 1932: 0 productions | [back to top]
1931
February 07, 1931: Peter Ibbetson (Deems  Taylor / Constance  Collier and Deems Taylor)
Total number of premieres in 1931: 1 productions | [back to top]
1930
May 25, 1930: Transatlantic (George  Antheil / George  Antheil)
Total number of premieres in 1930: 1 productions | [back to top]
1929
Total number of premieres in 1929: 0 productions | [back to top]
1928
Total number of premieres in 1928: 0 productions | [back to top]
1927
May 30, 1927: Oedipus rex (Igor F  Stravinsky / Jean  Cocteau)
February 17, 1927: The King's Henchman (Deems  Taylor / Edna  St. Vincent Millay)
Total number of premieres in 1927: 2 productions | [back to top]
1926
March 27, 1926: The Protagonist (Kurt  Weill / Georg  Kaiser)
Total number of premieres in 1926: 1 productions | [back to top]
1925
Total number of premieres in 1925: 0 productions | [back to top]
1924
Total number of premieres in 1924: 0 productions | [back to top]
1923
Total number of premieres in 1923: 0 productions | [back to top]
1922
August 28, 1922: Blue Monday (135th St) (George  Gershwin / Buddy  DeSylva)
Total number of premieres in 1922: 1 productions | [back to top]
1921
Total number of premieres in 1921: 0 productions | [back to top]
1920
Total number of premieres in 1920: 0 productions | [back to top]
1919
Total number of premieres in 1919: 0 productions | [back to top]
1918
March 23, 1918: The Robin Woman: Shanewis (Charles Wakefield  Cadman / Nelle Richmond  Eberhart)
Total number of premieres in 1918: 1 productions | [back to top]
1917
March 19, 1917: Eileen (Victor  Herbert / Henry  Blossom)
Total number of premieres in 1917: 1 productions | [back to top]
1916
Total number of premieres in 1916: 0 productions | [back to top]
1915
Total number of premieres in 1915: 0 productions | [back to top]
1914
May 26, 1914: The Nightingale (Le rossignol) (Igor F  Stravinsky / Stepan  Mitussov)
Total number of premieres in 1914: 1 productions | [back to top]
1913
Total number of premieres in 1913: 0 productions | [back to top]
1912
March 14, 1912: Mona (Horatio  Parker / Brian  Hooker)
Total number of premieres in 1912: 1 productions | [back to top]
1911
February 28, 1911: Natoma (Victor  Herbert / Joseph  Redding)
Total number of premieres in 1911: 1 productions | [back to top]
1910
October 24, 1910: Naughty Marietta (Victor  Herbert / Rida J  Young)
Total number of premieres in 1910: 1 productions | [back to top]
1909
Total number of premieres in 1909: 0 productions | [back to top]
1908
Total number of premieres in 1908: 0 productions | [back to top]
1907
Total number of premieres in 1907: 0 productions | [back to top]
1906
September 24, 1906: The Red Mill (Victor  Herbert / Henry  Blossom)
January 31, 1906: The Pipe of Desire (Frederick Shepherd  Converse / George Edward  Barton)
Total number of premieres in 1906: 2 productions | [back to top]
1905
Total number of premieres in 1905: 0 productions | [back to top]
1904
Total number of premieres in 1904: 0 productions | [back to top]
1903
June 17, 1903: Babes In Toyland (Victor  Herbert / Glen  MacDonough)
Total number of premieres in 1903: 1 productions | [back to top]
1902
Total number of premieres in 1902: 0 productions | [back to top]
1901
Total number of premieres in 1901: 0 productions | [back to top]
1900
Total number of premieres in 1900: 0 productions | [back to top]
1899
Total number of premieres in 1899: 0 productions | [back to top]
1898
Total number of premieres in 1898: 0 productions | [back to top]
1897
Total number of premieres in 1897: 0 productions | [back to top]
1896
April 13, 1896: El Capitan (John Philip Sousa / Charles Klein)
Total number of premieres in 1896: 1 productions | [back to top]
1895
Total number of premieres in 1895: 0 productions | [back to top]

Winter 2013 Magazine Issue
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