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David Carlson

Up-and-coming Californian

About David Carlson

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
  • Dreamkeepers
    Libretto by Aden Ross.
    January 13, 1996, Utah Opera, Salt Lake City, Utah (5 performances)
  • Constellations
    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

Discography Search for recordings of the music of David Carlson at Amazon.com

David Carlson

Symphonic Sequences from Dreamkeepers

Utah Symphony/Robinson

CD / New World 80496 (1997)

Bibliography Search for books by and about David Carlson at Amazon.com

Peter Wynne: Return of the Native (p. 28)


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January 6, 1996

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