1. Dreyfus, Opera in Two Acts (1980-83)

World Premiere at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer; libretto by Mordecai Newman, staged by Maurice Edwards, movement by Jerome Sarnat, sets by Robert Edmonds, costumes by Natalie Walker, lights by Wm. H. Grant III. Principal roles sung by Allan Glassman, Lynnen Yakes, James Rensink; January 17 & 19, 1985.

European Premiere at Bielefeld Opera, Germany, conducted by RainerKoch, staged by John Dew, sets by Thomas Gruber, costumes by Jose Manuel Vazquez, choral direction by Mattias Koehler, German translation by Alexander Gruber and Frank Harders-Wuthenow; Principal roles sung by William Oberholtzer, Sharon Markovich and Bent Norup; Buehnen der Stadt Bielefeld, Sept. 21 - Dec. 11, 1993 (nine performances).

Austrian Premiere at the Wiener Kammeroper, a  co-production of the Staatsoper and Volksoper together with the Kammeroper, conducted by the composer, staged by Angela Zabrsa, sets and costumes by Mimi Zuzanek; Principal roles sung by Rainer Zaun, Guri Egge and Rudolf Katzboeck; Vienna, Oct. 26 - Nov. 2, 1994 (four performances).

2. Deronda, Opera in Three Acts (1985 - 1989)

Based upon George Eliot's final novel, Daniel Deronda. Libretto by Susan Yankowitz.