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David Conte

Born 1955
About David Conte

Conte's first opera, The Dreamers, was well recieved at Sonoma City Opera. The work tells the story of Sonoma's founder, General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo.

  • The Dreamers
    Libretto by Philip Littell.
    August 11, 1996, Sonoma City Opera, Sonoma, California
  • The Gift of the Magi
    Libretto by Nicholas Giardini Arsis.
    1998, San Francisco Conservtory New Music Ensemble
  • Firebird Motel
    Libretto by David Yezzi.
    November 17, 2003, Thick House, San Francisco, California
  • America Tropical, opera in one act
    Libretto by Oliver Mayer.
    April 29, 2007, Thick House, San Francisco, California
  • Famous
    Libretto by John Stirling Walker after the book Famous for Fifteen Minutes: My Years with Andy Warhol by Ultra Violet.
    [in progress]

Other Selected Works
  • The Passion of Rita St. James, musical

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David Conte

The Gift of the Magi


CD / Arsis 141 (2001)

Last update: January 1, 2009