Carlson's highest profile work to date is his Dreamkeepers, commissioned by the Utah Opera in commemoration of the state centennial.
- The Midnight Angel
Libretto by Peter S. Beagle after the story Come, Lady Death by Peter S. Beagle.
1993, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri; also Glimmerglass and Sacramento, 1993
Libretto by Aden Ross.
January 13, 1996, Utah Opera, Salt Lake City, Utah (5 performances)
Libretto by Susan Kinsolving.
2000, Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown, New York
- Anna Karenina
Libretto by Colin Graham after the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
April, 2007, Florida Grand Opera, Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami, Florida; also Opera Theatre of St. Louis, June 2007
Peter Wynne: Return of the Native (p. 28)
January 6, 1996
Last update: January 11, 2009