© 2020, Mark Campbell

WORKS

 

OPERAS (Libretto)

 

Volpone

A Comic Opera in Two Acts "Unfaithfully Fashioned from the Play by Ben Jonson"

Composer: John Musto

Wolf Trap Opera

http://peermusic.com/

 

Later the Same Evening

An Opera Inspired by Five Paintings of Edward Hopper

Composer: John Musto

University of Maryland School of Music

http://peermusic.com/

 

Bastianello

A Comic Opera in One Act

Composer: John Musto

New York Festival of Song/Carnegie Hall

http://peermusic.com/

 

Lucrezia

A Comic Opera After Machiavelli's La Mandragola

Composer: William Bolcom

New York Festival of Song/Carnegie Hall

https://www.ebmarks.com/

 

A Letter to East 11th Street

An Opera in Two Parts

Composer: Martin Hennessy

The American Opera Project/CUNY Crane School of Music

 

The Tell-Tale Heart

An Operatic Monologue Based on the Short Story by Edgar Allan Poe

Composer: Lance Horne

Zipper Theatre

 

The Girl I Left Behind

An Operatic Monologue Based on the Short Story by Dame Muriel Spark

Music by Lance Horne

Zipper Theatre

 

A Hunger Artist

An Operatic Monologue Based on Kafka's The Hunger Artist

Composer: Lance Horne

Zipper Theatre

 

Rappahannock County

A Theatrical Song Cycle about the Civil War

Composer: Ricky Ian Gordon

Virginia Opera/Richmond University/University of Texas Performing Arts Center

https://www.presser.com/

The Inspector

A Comic Opera in Two Acts after Gogol's The Government Inspector

Composer: John Musto

Wolf Trap Opera

http://peermusic.com/

 

Silent Night

An Opera in Two Acts Adapted from the Film Joyeux Noël (screenplay by Christian Carrion)

Composer: Kevin Puts

Minnesota Opera

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

The Manchurian Candidate

An Opera in Two Acts Adapted from the novel by Richard Condon

Composer: Kevin Puts

Minnesota Opera

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

A Song for Susan Smith

Composer: Zach Redler

University of Colorado New Opera Workshop

 

A Dog's Heart

A Short Comic Opera based on Bulgakov's "Heart of a Dog"

Composer: Lembit Beecher

Opera Philadelphia

 

The Shining

An Opera in Two Acts Based on the Novel by Stephen King

Composer: Paul Moravec

Minnesota Opera

http://www.subitomusic.com/

 

Approaching Ali

An Family Opera based on Davis Miller's The Tao of Muhammad Ali

Composer: D.J. Sparr

Co-librettist: Davis Miller

Washington National Opera

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

As One

An Opera for Two Voices and String Quartet

Composer: Laura Kaminsky

Co-Librettist: Kimberly Reed

The American Opera Project/Brooklyn Academy of Music

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

A Flourish of Green

A Mini-Opera Based on a Story in Bocaccio's Decameron

Composer: Missy Mazzoli

Opera Philadelphia

http://www.musicsalesclassical.com/companies/gschirmer

 

The Other Room

Composer: Marisa Michelson

Inner Voices

 

Memory Boy

A Children's Opera Based on the Novel by Will Weaver

Composer: Reinaldo Moya

Minnesota Opera

 

Empty the House

An Opera in One Act

Composer: Rene Orth

Curtis School of Music/Opera Philadelphia

 

The Whole Truth

A Comic Opera Based on the Short Story by Stephen McCauley

Composer: Robert Paterson

American Modern Ensemble

 

The Good Friar

A Comic Opera in One Act

Composer: Martin Hennessy

 

Elizabeth Cree

An Opera Adapted from Peter Ackroyd's The Trial of Elizabeth Cree

Composer: Kevin Puts

Opera Philadelphia/Chicago Opera Theatre

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

Some Light Emerges

A Chamber Opera in One Act

Composer: Laura Kaminsky

Co-Librettist: Kimberly Reed

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

Dinner At Eight

An Opera in Two Acts Based on the Play by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman

Composer: William Bolcom

Minnesota Opera

https://www.ebmarks.com/

 

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

An Opera

Composer: Mason Bates

Santa Fe Opera/Seattle Opera/Indiana University David Jacobs School of Music/San Francisco Opera

 

The Nefarious, Immoral But Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare

Composer: Julian Grant

Boston Lyric Opera/Music-Theatre Group

 

The Summer King

An Opera in Two Acts

Composer: Dan Sonenberg

Co-librettist: Daniel Nestor

Pittsburgh Opera

 

Today It Rains

An Chamber Opera in One Act

Composer: Laura Kaminsky

Co-Librettist: Kimberly Reed

Opera Parallèle

https://www.billholabmusic.com/

 

Stonewall

An Opera

Composer: Iain Bell

New York City Opera

http://www.musicsalesclassical.com/companies/gschirmer

Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World

A Children's Opera Based on the Book by Laurence Anholt

Composer: Joe Illick

Ft. Worth Opera

 

Edward Tulane

An Opera in Two Acts Based on The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane  by Kate DiCamillo

Composer: Paola Prestini

Minnesota Opera

 

A Sweet Silence in Cremona

Composer: Roberto Scarcella Perino

New York University/Florence Villa la Pietra

 

The Secret River

A Family Opera Based on the Novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Composer: Stella Sung

Opera Orlando

 

Supermax

Composer: Stewart Wallace

Co-librettist: Michael Korie

Opera Saratoga

 

again and again. and again.

An Opera After Corneille's The Comic Illusion

Composer: Conrad Cummings

 

Stone Soup

A Children's Opera

Composer: Joe Illick

Ft. Worth Opera

 

 

ORATORIOS (Text)

 

Sanctuary Road

Composer: Paul Moravec

The Oratorio Society of New York

http://www.subitomusic.com/

 

A Nation of Others

Composer: Paul Moravec

The Oratorio Society of New York

http://www.subitomusic.com/

 

 

MUSICALS (Lyrics)

 

Chang & Eng

Composer: Stephen Hoffman

Book: Burton Cohen

SOBT Theatre

 

Splendora

Based on the Book by Edward Swift

Composer: Stephen Hoffman

Book: Peter Webb

Bay Street Theatre

 

The Sweet Revenge of Louisa May

Composer: Stephen Hoffman

Book: Burton Cohen

Olney Theatre

 

Songs from an Unmade Bed

A Theatrical Song Cycle

Music by 18 Composers

New York Theatre Workshop

 

And the Curtain Rises

Composer: Joseph Thalken

Book: Michael Slade

Signature Theatre

 

The Tenants of 3R

Composer: Stephen Hoffman

 

The Audience

Music by Many Composers

The Transport Group

 

 

SONG CYCLES (Lyrics)

 

Thoroughfare

Composer: Conrad Cummings

 

Eight Phases of Luna

Composer: Kamala Sankaram

 

Dear Mayor

Composer: Mark Baechle

 

And Another Song Comes On

Composer: Ben Moore

 

Six Christmas Traditions

Composer: Jake Heggie

 

Some Favored Nook

Composer: Eric Nathan