Premiere Highlights

Rocking Horse Winner – by Anna Chatterton and Gareth Williams Co-commission with Scottish Opera 2016 Toronto

M’dea Undone – by Marjorie Chan and John Harris Co-commission with Scottish Opera 2015 Toronto

Shelter – by Julie Salverson and Juliet Palmer Co-production with Edmonton Opera- world première in Edmonton Toronto première June 2014

Pub Operas – by David Brock and Gareth Williams 2011 Toronto, Glasgow Dark Star Requiem – by Jill Battson and Andrew Staniland 2010 Co-production with Luminato, featuring Gryphon Trio and the Elmer Iseler Singers, Toronto

The Shadow – by Alex Poch-Goldin and Omar Daniel 2009 Toronto

Get Stuffed – by Alexis Diamond and Richard Payne Developed with the Canadian Diabetes Association and Words in Motion; Première with the Minister of Health Promotion, Ontario tour 2009-2010, French version 2013

The Perfect Match – by Krista Dalby and Anthony Young 2008 Bravo!FACT, international festival circuit- nominated Best Experimental Film (Miami), broadcast première on Bravo! Television

Sanctuary Song – by Marjorie Chan and Abigail Richardson 2008 Co-production with Theatre Direct; World Première for Luminato, Toronto- Dora Award

Elijah’s Kite – by James Rolfe and Camyar Chai 2007 The Manhattan School of Music, New York, Rideau Hall, school tour

Facing South – by Don Hannah and Linda Catlin Smith 2003 World Première at The Factory, Cherry Beach Sound, du Maurier World Stage Festival

Constantinople – by Christos Hatzis 2005 Toronto Premiere at the Premiere Dance Theatre, Harbourfront, in partnership with the Gryphon Trio, Music Toronto, the Banff Centre and Ex Machina; National Tours, Covent Garden

 Iron Road – by Mark Brownell and Chan Ka Nin 2001 World Première at the Elgin Theatre, Toronto- Dora Award; recorded and broadcast on two occasions by CBC Radio; bilingual Cantonese-English

Elsewhereless – by Atom Egoyan and Rodney Sharman 1998 World Première at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre for du Maurier World Stage Festival in co-production with Vancouver New Music Society; Ottawa, Vancouver

Still The Night – by Theresa Tova 1997 World premiere in co-production with Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto- Dora Award; Montreal, Calgary, Winnipeg

Nigredo Hotel – by Ann-Marie MacDonald and Nic Gotham 1993 World premiere in co-production with Tarragon Theatre, Toronto- Dora Award; Vancouver, Victoria

Opera from the heart of here and now