Casanova’s Homecoming Minnesota Opera (November14–22). At a time when recession has caused most opera companies to tighten their beltsand offer Tosca, the Minnesota Opera has launched an ambitious seven-year project dedicatedto new and contemporary opera, including several world premieres and, this year, the revival ofthis significant work (written for the first season of the opera house’s venue, the OrdwayCenter for the Performing Arts, in 1985) by a neglected master of American opera, DominickArgento.