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Selected Publications by Evan Baker
Alfred Roller
und Der Rosenkavalier

Vienna State Opera
Program Book, December 2010
From the Score to the Stage:
An Illustrated History of Continental Opera Production
and Staging

University of Chicago Press, 2013
Verdi and the Creation
of Aida

San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Fall 2010
The Transformations
of Charles Gounod's Faust

San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Spring 2010
“I have finished, orchestrated, and delivered a little opera...”
Gaetano Donizetti and
La Fille du Régiment
San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Fall 2009
Sardou and Sardoodledom,
Puccini and Tosca

San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Spring 2009
“Avenge Me!”
Giuseppe Verdi, Salvadore Cammarano
and Il Trovatore
San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Fall 2008
“A gay life, and a terrible one!”
The Making of the Libretto
for La Bohème
San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Fall 2008
“So, you have ta'en up your bonny bridegroom?”
Gaetano Donizetti and
Lucia di Lammermoor
San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Spring 2008
“This tragedy is one of the greatest creations of Man!”
Giuseppe Verdi and Macbeth
San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Fall 2007
Designing and Rehearsing
Der Rosenkavalier
Alfred Roller and Staging the Opera
San Francisco Opera
Program Book, Spring 2007
The Assistant
When staging the first Ring Cycle, Wagner came to depend on his solid right-hand man, Richard Fricke
Opera News April 13, 1996
Rococo Harmony:
Alfred Roller

Der Rosenkavalier
by the Book
Opera News
February 13, 1993
  The Scene Designs
for the First Performances of
Bizet's
Carmen
19th Century Music
Spring, 1990

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