The big news of 2008 is the commission from Minnesota Opera, just announced. This is a major commission for the 50th anniversary season of the Minnesota Opera, as part of their multi-year OperaWorks Program.
Minnesota Opera Announces Minnesota OperaWorks
Landmark new works initiative includes an international coproduction, three revivals of American works and three commissions in seven years.
Minnesota OperaWorks is a landmark program designed to invigorate the operatic repertoire with an infusion of contemporary works. It is a multi-year, $5.5 million commitment that will energize the company, the community, the industry and the art form. The Minnesota OperaWorks program includes an international coproduction, three revivals of American works and three commissions by American composers.