Premieres
  • World premieres
    New Arrivals, John Glover & Catherine Filloux, 2012 (SOH)
    The Bricklayer, Gregory Spears & Farnoosh Moshiri, 2012 (SOH)
    The Clever Wife, Mary Carol Warwick & Hugh Behm-Steinberg, 2012 (OTG)
    Pieces of 9/11, Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer, 2011 (SOH)
    Your Name Means the Sea, Franghiz Alizadeh, 2011 (SOH)
    Courtside, Jack Perla and Eugene Chan, 2011 (SOH)
    Cruzar la Cara de la Luna / To Cross the Face of the Moon, Jose "Pepe" Martinez, 2010 (SOH)
    A Way Home, Ethan Frederick Greene and Irene Keliher, 2010 (OTG, SOH)
    Brief Encounter, André Previn and John Caird, 2009
    Sleeping Beauty, Edward Charles Winkler, 2008 (OTG)
    Last Acts (Three Decembers), Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer, 2008
    The Refuge, Christopher Theofanidis and Leah Lax, 2007 (SOH)
    Send (who are you? I love you), Michael John LaChiusa, 2006
    Strega Nona, Mary Carol Warwick and Mary Ann Pendino, 2006 (OTG)
    Lysistrata, or the Nude Goddess, Mark Adamo, 2005
    The Princess and the Pea, Mary Carol Warwick and Mary Ann Pendino, 2005 (OTG)
    Salsipuedes, a tale of Love, War and Anchovies, Daniel Catán and Eliseo Alberto/Francisco Hinojosa, 2004
    The End of the Affair, Jake Heggie and Heather McDonald, 2004
    The Velveteen Rabbit, Mary Carol Warwick and Kate Pogue, 2004 (OTG)
    The Little Prince, Rachel Portman and Nicholas Wright, 2003
    Sibanda!, Michael Remson, 2003 (OTG)
    The Emperor's New Clothes, Mary Carol Warwick and Kate Pogue, 2001 (OTG)
    Cold Sassy Tree, Carlisle Floyd, 2000
    Resurrection, Tod Machover and Laura Harrington with additional materials by Braham Murray, 1999
    Little Women, Mark Adamo, 1998 (HGOS)
    Cinderella in Spain/Cinderella en España, Mary Carol Warwick and Kate Pogue, 1998 (OTG)
    Jackie O, Michael Daugherty and Wayne Koestenbaum, 1997 (HGOS)
    Florencia en el Amazonas, Daniel Catán and Marcela Fuentes-Berain, 1996
    The Tibetan Book of the Dead, a liberation through hearing, Ricky Ian Gordon and Jean-Claude van Itallie, 1996 (HGOS)
    Puppy and the Big Guy, Sterling Tinsley and Kate Pogue, 1995 (OTG)
    Harvey Milk, Stewart Wallace and Michael Korie, 1995
    The Outcast (fully realized version), Noa Ain, 1994
    The Dracula Diary, Robert Moran and James Skofield, 1994 (HGOS)
    TEXAS!, Mary Carol Warwick and Kate Pogue, 1993 (OTG)
    The Achilles Heel, Craig Bohmler and Mary Carol Warwick, 1993 (TOT)
    Desert of Roses, Robert Moran and Michael John LaChiusa, 1992
    ATLAS: an opera in three parts, Meredith Monk, 1991
    The Passion of Jonathan Wade (new version), Carlisle Floyd, 1991
    New Year, Sir Michael Tippett, 1989
    Where's Dick?, Stewart Wallace and Michael Korie, 1989 (TOT)
    The Making of the Representative for Planet 8, Philip Glass and Doris Lessing, 1988
    Nixon in China, John Adams and Alice Goodman, 1987
    A Quiet Place, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Wadsworth, 1983
    Starbird, Henry Mollicone and Kate Pogue, 1980 (TOT)
    Willie Stark, Carlisle Floyd, 1981
    Bilby's Doll, Carlisle Floyd, 1976
    The Seagull, Thomas Pasatieri and Kenward Elmslie, 1974
     
    American premieres
    Akhnaten, Philip Glass, 1984
    La donna del lago (new critical edition), Gioacchino Rossini, 1981
    The Panther, Philip Glass, 1981 (HGOS)
    Robinson Crusoé, Jacques Offenbach, 1977 (TOT)
    Rinaldo (stage premiere), George Frideric Handel, 1975

     

    SOH = work commissioned by HGOco's Song of Houston Project

    OTG = work was premiered by Opera to Go!
    TOT = work was premiered by Texas Opera Theater, HGO's former touring company
    HGOS = work was premiered by Houston Grand Opera Studio

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A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol
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