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Michael Devlin (1942)
Neil Rosenshein (1947)
Arthur Honegger (1955)
Héctor Panizza (1967)
Lotte Lenya (1981)
Camillo Togni (1993)
The Bohemian Girl (Balfe; 1843)
Sapho (Massenet; 1897)
Le donne curiose (Wolf-Ferrari; 1903)
Die Verlobung in San Domingo (Egk; 1963)
Alexander Aronovich Knayfel' (1943)
Mariana Nicolesco (1948)
Vittorio Giannini (1966)
Havergal Brian (1972)
Calisto (Cavalli; 1651)
L'etoile (Chabrier; 1877)
Saul og David (Nielsen; 1902)
Kurofune (Yamada; 1940)
Where the Wild Things Are (Knussen; preliminary version in two acts, Brussels, Théâtre de La Monnaie, 28 November 1980; definitive version, London, National Theatre, 9 January 1984.)
Saint Françios d'Assise (Messiaen; 1983)
Acknowledgements: 'Performances': Moscow(Helikon) - Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District - 25 octobre 2012 - ru // 'Companies': La Monnaie/De Munt
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