Calendar Archive – 2000

October 15
2000
Spangenberg Auditorium at Gunn High
School in Palo Alto, CA.
"Songs of Hope and Caring" A concert to benefit
the Chaplaincy Service at
Stanford Hospital and the Children"s Center of
the Stanford Community.
Performers include sopranos Nicolle Foland and
Theresa Hamm-Smith; mezzos
Susan Graham, Kristine Jepson and Catherine Cook;
baritones John Packard and
Robert Orth; cellist Emil Miland; pianists Laura
Dahl and Jake Heggie.
October 10, 13, 17, 19, 22, 25, 28
2000 
Additional
performances of DEAD MAN
WALKING.
October 7
2000
War Memorial Opera House. World
Premiere of DEAD MAN WALKING,
commissioned by San Francisco Opera. Opera in Two
Acts with a libretto by
Terrence McNally, based on the story by Sister
Helen Prejean, CSJ. Patrick
Summers, conductor; Joe Mantello, director;
Michael Yeargan, set design;
Jennifer Tipton, lighting design; Sam Fleming,
costume design. Performers
include sopranos Nicolle Foland and Theresa
Hamm-Smith; mezzo-sopranos Susan
Graham, Kristine Jepson, Catherine Cook and
Frederica von Stade; tenors Jay
Hunter Morris and Gary Rideout; baritones John
Packard, Teddy Tahu Rhodes,
Robert Orth, Kenneth Cox, David Okerlund, John
Ames.
June 3
2000
Presentation for "Meet the Composer." San
Francisco, CA.
May 25
2000
Community Music Center in San Francisco.
Free community performance
with mezzo Frederica von Stade and pianist Jake
Heggie. Performance of
Heggie"s SONGS TO THE MOON.
May 24
2000
Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. A full
evening of music by Jake
Heggie presented by San Francisco Performances.
Performed by sopranos Kristin
Clayton and Nicolle Foland; mezzo-sopranos Zheng
Cao and Frederica von Stade;
cellist Emil Miland; pianist Jake Heggie; with
special guest Terrence
McNally.
May 4 & 5
2000
Society for Ethical Culture. Premiere
of "AGAIN," an operatic
scene in 10 minutes with libretto by Kevin
Gregory. Commissioned and
performed by the Eos Orchestra; Jonathan Sheffer,
conductor. Performances by
soprano Susannah Waters, mezzo Kimberly Barber,
tenor Matthew Chellis,
baritone Dean Ely.
May 1
2000
Alice Tully Hall at New York"s Lincoln
Center. A full evening of music
by Jake Heggie presented by the Chamber Music
Society of Lincoln Center.
Performed by sopranos Kristin Clayton and Nicolle Foland; mezzo-sopranos
Zheng Cao, Jennifer Larmore and Frederica von Stade; cellist Emil Miland;
pianists Martin Katz and Jake Heggie; with
special guest Terrence McNally.
April 11
2000
Rex Hotel in San Francisco. "A Musical
Informance" with James
Schwabacher and Jake Heggie. Presented by San
Francisco Performances.
April
2000
Publication of Book Three of THE FACES OF
LOVE: The songs of Jake
Heggie. Published by G. Schirmer.
March 25
2000
Private benefit concert for GLSEN and
P-FLAG at the home of David
Stein in San Francisco, with soprano Nicolle Foland, baritone Curt Branom,
cellist Emil Miland and pianist Jake Heggie.
March 18
2000
Palace of the Legion of Honor in San
Francisco. Concert to benefit
Rooftop Elementary School with sopranos Kristin
Clayton and Nicolle Foland,
pianist Jake Heggie.
February 27
2000
Old First Church in San Francisco.
Recital with soprano Kristin
Clayton and pianist Jake Heggie, presented by the
San Francisco Opera Center
as part of the Schwabacher Debut Recital Series.
Premiere of EVE-SONG, a
cycle of eight songs to poetry of Philip Littell.
Commissioned by James Schwabacher.
February 20
2000
Alice Tully Hall at New York"s
Lincoln Center. Soprano Renee
Fleming and actress Julie Harris in "My Business
is to Love," featuring a
recitation and performance of Heggie"s setting of
Dickinson"s poem "I shall
not live in vain."
February 6
2000
UC Berkeley. Benefit performance for
the East Bay San Francisco
Opera Guild with sopranos Kristin Clayton and
Nicolle Foland, pianist Jake
Heggie.
February
2000
Publication of Book Two of THE FACES OF
LOVE: The songs of Jake
Heggie. Published by G. Schirmer.
January 23
2000
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley. Recital with
soprano Nicolle Foland and
pianist Jake Heggie presented by Cal
Performances. Premieres of two new
Heggie settings of Dickinson poetry.
January 8
2000
Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center for the
Arts in Louisville, KY. Premiere of the orchestral version of PAPER
WINGS performed by Frederica von
Stade and The Louisville Orchestra; Uriel Segal,
conductor. Orchestral
version commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra.