In live performance, the Foundation has encouraged the creation of new work and schemes to attract new audiences, especially in schools, financed the publication of scores, especially for world premieres of modern operas, and enabled rarely heard works to be staged by British opera companies and festivals.
Rodney Milnes, Opera critic, musicologist and translator
'Without Peter, there would be no Almeida opera festival, we wouldn't have heard Rossini's Otello at Covent Garden or Ermione at Glyndebourne. I suspect that what has given him as much pleasure as anything was the Peter Moores- WNO week in Liverpool, when all seats for first-timers cost £2.50 and you can imagine the results. As he said soon after,

"I'm a great one for opening doors, for opening them, not pushing people through them".
Opera Scores

The New Berlioz Edition of Benvenuto Cellini published in four volumes between 1994 and 1997.

A new critical edition of Carmen published by Peter's Edition in 2001, used in the Chandos Opera in English recording in January 2003.
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Opera scores for:
James MacMillan's Ines de Castro (1991), staged by Scottish Opera in 1996

David Horne's Friend of the People (1999)

The Tempest (premiere by The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, February 2004)
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James MacMillan's The Sacrifice (premiere by Welsh National Opera, September 2007)
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Harrison Birtwistle's The Minotaur (premiere by The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 15 April, 2008)

Judith Weir’s Miss Fortune (premiere by The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 12 March, 2012)
28 October 2016