COMPLETE LIST OF SOMTOW'S STAGE WORKS
Brand (1969-70) based on Ibsen's play of the same name. Completed in short score. Manuscript lost. Legend says that a copy exists in the archives of den Norske Opera, to whom it was submitted, but it has not been found.
Michelangelo (1973) went into rehearsal at Cambridge with conductor James Ellis, choir master Robert Saxton, Jacek Strauch in the title role - production petered out for lack of funds and organization - as yet unperformed
Interfaces (1975) Fragmentary science fiction opera. Libretti composed for three operas in a seven-opera 'heptalogy'. Only about 10 minutes of fully orchestrated score survive.
Kaki (1997) a ballet. Score created electronically. Premiered at the Royal Orchid Sheraton, Bangkok.
Madana (2001) first performance Bangkok Opera, under composer's direction
Mae Naak (2003) first performance Bangkok Opera, under composer's direction, revised 2005, 2011 for subsequent revivals
Ayodhya (2006) first performance Bangkok Opera, directed by Hans Nieuwenhuis, conducted by composer
The Silent Prince (2010) first performance Houston, Texas, conducted by Viswa Subbaraman; second production for Opera Siam directed by the composer, conducted by Trisdee na Patalung
Reya - The Musical (2012) first performance Bangkok, Aksra Theatre, conducted by Trisdee na Patalung
Suriyothai (2013) a ballet-opera, first performance Opera Siam, directed by the composer, conducted by Trisdee na Patalung
Mahajanaka (2014) a ballet-opera in four tableaux, music adapted from Mahajanaka Symphony (1999) premiere July 2014 Bangkok, conducted by Trisdee na Patalung
Dan no Ura (2014) first performance scheduled for Bangkok by Opera Siam August 2014, directed by the composer, conducted by Trisdee na Patalung
The Snow Dragon (2014) first performance scheduled for Skylight Theater, Milwaukee, March 2015
Bhuridat: The Dragon Lord (2015) first performed Bangkok, May 22-24
Suwana Sama, the Faithful Son (2015) first performance Bangkok, Dec 5, 2015
currently in progress:
Pob — The Musical (adapted from a Thai ghost tale)
Helena Citrónová (based on a true story) - scheduled January 2017
Nemiraj - The Chariot of Heaven - scheduled June 2016