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Opera

All works published by Scott Wheeler Music (ASCAP) unless otherwise specified.

The Construction of Boston    50'
(Published by Peer Music Classical)
(words by Kenneth Koch) Opera in one act (1988, revised 1989)
Staged version available in arrangement for two players
Staged version premiered by the Charlestown Working Theater in 1990.

Democracy: An American Comedy (2002) (Published by Peer Music Classical)    2 hours
(libretto by Romulus Linney) Opera in two acts
Commissioned and premiered by Washington National Opera, 2005. Scenes from this work were presented at Boston Conservatory in April 1998 and at American Opera Projects in New York, October 1998. Excerpts presented at Vox (Showcasing American Music) New York City Opera, May 2000.

The Gold Standard     7'
(words by Kenneth Koch) for two singers, 2 clarinets, viola, cello and contrabass
Commissioned by Sequitur for premiere February, 2000 at Joe's Pub, New York.
Recorded by Sequitur, Koch.

Naga (2016)    90’
(libretto by Cerise Jacobs) Opera in two acts
(Published by Peer Music Classical)
Commissioned and premiered by Friends of Madame White Snake and Boston Lyric Opera, 2016. Workshops at New England Conservatory and Boston University in 2015.

The Sorrows of Frederick (2013)    2 hours
(Published by Peer Music Classical)
(libretto by Romulus Linney) Opera in two acts
Commissioned and premiered by The Metropolitan Opera and Lincoln Center Theatre. Workshopped by them in 2013.