Music for the stage by Frederick Frahm include chamber operas and smaller scenes designed for just a few performers. Recent librettos have been drawn from the works of Maurice Maeterlinck (Interior) and Walt Whitman (Isaiah Robb), as well as in collaboration with living playwrights and poets such as Janet Webster Little, Andrea Fellows Walters, Lucy Thurber, Chiori Myagawa, and Eugenie Chan.


The Lensic Theatre in Santa Fe, where several of Frederick Frahm’s stage works were premiered.

Click on an image below to read synopses and libretti, and to see sample pages of the score.

queens apartment

Elizabeth of Queens




Isaiah Robb

Isaiah Robb


John the Baptist


Max Sees the Sea


Una Danza de Amor