Calendar Archive – 2010

Nov 17, 19, 21
2010
Three Decembers and Gianni Schicchi on a double bill at the Bing Theatre of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Presented by USC Thornton School of Music; directed by Ken Cazan.
Nov 5
2010
Concert of Heggie vocal chamber music at University of North Texas at Denton in the Music Building Concert Hall, 8pm.
Oct 23-Nov 23
2010
Guest Artist in Residence at University of North Texas at Denton.
October 15
2010
Concert with soprano Talise Trevigne; 31st Anniversary Gala concert for San Francisco Performances.  Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, 6pm.
Sept 21-24
2010
Record Friendly Persuasions with tenor Stephen Costello in London; part of the tenor's first recital CD.
Sept 13
2010
PASSING BY: Songs by Jake Heggie (Avie Records), a new CD of Jake's recent songs and duets is released. Features soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian; mezzos Zheng Cao, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade; tenor Paul Groves; baritone Keith Phares; violinist Dawn Harms; violist CarlaMaria Rodrigues; cellist Emil Miland; pianist Jake Heggie (www.avie-records.com)
August 14
2010
Flute Concerto: Fury of Light (world premiere) featuring flutist Carol Wincenc at the National Flute Association Convention in Anaheim, CA
August 13
2010
Fury of Light and The Deepest Desire in recital featuring flutist Carol Wincenc, mezzo-soprano Elise Quagliata, pianist Jake Heggie, at the National Flute Association Convention in Anaheim, CA
July 24
2010
Recital with Frederica von Stade, opening of the 2010 Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival.
July 18, 19
2010
Susan Graham sings a concert featuring Heggie's The Deepest Desire at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Jake accompanies Susan for his composition.
July 10, 13, 17, 21, 23, 25, 29, 31; August 4, 6
2010
Central City Opera presents anew production of Three Decembers. Joyce Castle stars as Madeline Mitchell
with Emily Pulley (Beatrice) and Keith Phares (Charlie). John Baril conducts and Ken Cazan directs.
May 14, 16
2010
Mezzo Layna Chianakas joins the Oakland East Bay Symphony and conductor Michael Morgan for a performance of Jake's cycle "The Deepest Desire" (words by Sister Helen Prejean) on a program that features Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Paramount Theater, Oakland.Tickets & Information
May 10
2010
Recital with Frederica von Stade at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance at Millenium Park, presented by
Chicago Opera Theater
.
May 8, 12, 14, 16
2010
Chicago Opera Theater presents Three Decembers by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer. Frederica von Stade stars as Madeline Mitchell with Sara Jukubiak (Beatrice) and Matthew Worth (Charlie); conducted by Stephen Hargreaves, production by Leonard Foglia.
Apr 30, May 2, 5, 8, 13, 16
2010
The Dallas Opera presents the world premiere of Moby-Dick, a new opera by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer. The cast features Ben Heppner (Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Robert Orth (Stubb), Allan Glassman (Flask), and Jonathan Beyer (Captain Gardiner). Patrick Summers conducts and Leonard Foglia directs. Production design is by Robert Brill with lighting by Donald Holder and costumes by Jane Greenwood. Co-commissioned by Dallas Opera, San Francisco Opera, San Diego Opera, State Opera of South Australia and Calgary Opera.
Mar 4
2010
Recital with Frederica von Stade at Occidental College, Los Angeles.
Feb 24
2010
Recital with Frederica von Stade at Calgary Opera.
Feb 11
2010
Recital with Frederica von Stade at the Krannert Center at the University of Illinois in Urbana.
Jan 31
2010
Palm Springs Art Museum presents Jake in a discussion about new opera and song with performances by mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman.