Calendar Archive 2012 – 16

Mar 17, 19
2017

PENSACOLA
Dead Man Walking at Pensacola Opera, conducted by Jerome Shannon. Elise Quagliata (Sister Helen), Michael Mayes (Joseph DeRocher), NuGuanda Nobles (Sister Rose), Hanan Tarabay (Joseph’s Mother), Corey McKern (Owen Hart). Performed at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre.
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Pensacola Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Mar 12 - 13
2017

Guest Artist at the University of Kansas School of Music, Lawrence KS
Type: Residency  
Mar 4, 8, 10, 12
2017

KANSAS CITY
Dead Man Walking at Lyric Opera of Kansas City, with Kate Aldrich (Sister Helen), David Adam Moore (Joseph De Rocher), Maria Zifchak (Joseph’s Mother), Karen Slack (Sister Rose), Daniel Belcher (Owen Hart); conducted by Stephen Osgood; directed by Kristine McIntyre.
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Lyric Opera of Kansas City Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 25, 27, Mar 3, 5, 8, 11
2017

WASHINGTON
Dead Man Walking at the Kennedy Center, presented by the Washington National Opera, in a new production by Francesca Zambello, conducted by Michael Christie and starring Kate Lindsey (Sister Helen), Michael Mayes (Joseph De Rocher), Susan Graham (Joseph’s Mother), Jacqueline Echols (Sister Rose) and Wayne Tigges (Owen Hart). Sets designed by Allen Moyer, costumes by Jessica Jahn, lighting by Christopher Akerlind and projections by Greg Emetaz.
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The Kennedy Center Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 12
2017

CARMEL
Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie in recital as part of the Carmel Music Society’s 90th Season. 3pm at the Carmel Sunset Center.
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Carmel Music Society Type: Concert  
Jan 24, Feb 1, 5, Mar 4, 11, 18
2017

COPENHAGEN
Dead Man Walking at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen in a new production by Orphan Phelan, conducted by Sebastian Lang-Lessing. Cast TBA.
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Royal Danish Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Jan 20 & 22
2017

BIRMINGHAM
Three Decembers at Opera Birmingham in the Red Mountain Theatre Cabaret.
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Opera Birmingham Type: Three Decembers  
Jan 16 - 19
2017

Guest Artist at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY
Type: Residency  
Dec 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17
2016

HOUSTON
World Premiere of It’s A Wonderful Life at Houston Grand Opera. Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s new opera offers a new telling of the story made famous in the beloved 1946 film by Frank Capra that starred Jimmy Stewart. Conducted by Patrick Summers, directed by Leonard Foglia, designed by Robert Brill with projections by Elaine J. McCarthy and lighting by Brian Nason. The cast includes tenor William Burden (George Bailey), soprano Talise Trevigne (Clara, the Angel), soprano Andrea Carroll (Mary Bailey), tenor Anthony Dean Griffey (Uncle Billy), baritone Rod Gilfry (Mr Gowers/Mr Potter), and baritone Joshua Hopkins (Harry Bailey). Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera and performed in the Cullen Theater.
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Houston Grand Opera Type: It’s a Wonderful Life  
Dec 2 & 4
2016

FAYETTEVILLE
Three Decembers at Opera Fayetteville, University of Arkansas. Cast includes Cabiria Jacobsen (Madeline), Erin Brittain (Beatrice) and Jacob Scharfman (Charlie). Directed by Jennifer Williams, conducted by Christopher Frisco.
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Fayetteville Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Nov 13
2016

PARIS
Joyce DiDonato sings Camille Claudel: Into the Fire at the Palais Garnier with pianist Philippe Jordan (musical director of the Opéra National de Paris).
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Palais Garnier Type: Camille Claudel  
Nov 11, 12, 13
2016

TAMPA, ST. PETERSBURG, CLEARWATER
The Work at Hand performed by The Florida Orchestra with mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton and cellist Anne Martindale Williams, led by conductor Michael Francis. Program includes Britten’s Sea Interludes, Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Debussy’s La Mer.
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The Florida Orchestra Type: The Work at Hand  
Nov 6
2016

NEW YORK
“Works & Process” at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum devotes an evening to Heggie & Scheer’s new opera, It’s A Wonderful Life, featuring musical excerpts and discussion moderated by Patrick Summers. Cast includes sopranos Ailyn Pérez and Karen Slack, mezzo-soprano Amanda Tarver, tenors Jonathan Blalock and Matthew Hernandez, and baritone Jarrett Ott.
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The Guggenheim Museum Type: It’s A Wonderful Life  
Nov. 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 20
2016

DALLAS
Moby-Dick returns to the Dallas Opera where it received its world premiere in 2010! The starry cast includes Jay Hunter Morris (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn) and Musa Ngqungwana (Queequeg); Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume conducts; director Leonard Foglia brings his iconic production back to the Winspear Opera House with sets by Robert Brill and projections by Elaine J McCarthy
The Dallas Opera Type: Moby-Dick  
Oct 5
2016

WASHINGTON
Joyce DiDonato sings Camille Claudel: Into the Fire at the Kennedy Center with the Brentano String Quartet
The Kennedy Center Type: Camille Claudel  
Sep 30
2016

SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco Performances “A Heartfelt Gala: Celebrating Ruth Felt” with performances by Sasha Cooke, Philip Glass, Jake Heggie, Sean Jones, Jennifer Koh and Luciana Souza.
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San Francisco Performances Type: Concert  
Sep 22
2016

PROVO
Joyce DiDonato sings Camille Claudel: Into the Fire at Brigham Young University with the Brentano String Quartet.
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Brigham Young University Type: Camille Claudel  
Jun 23 - 26
2016

LOS ANGELES
Artist faculty for SongFest! at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.
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SongFest at The Colburn School Type: Event  
Jun 1 - 19
2016

BOULDER
Eklund Opera’s CU NOW at CU Boulder hosts a private three-week workshop of Heggie & Scheer’s It’s A Wonderful Life. The workshop culminates with a presentation of a few excerpts from the opera on June 17 at 7:30 and June 19 at 2pm in the Atlas Black Box Theater.
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Eklund Opera (formerly CU Opera) Type: It’s A Wonderful Life  
May 25 - 26
2016

SAN FRANCISCO
Out of Darkness – Premiere production of a new opera by Heggie and Scheer, based on Holocaust stories commissioned by Music of Remembrance (Mina Miller, artistic director) at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. With soprano Caitlin Lynch (Krystyna), soprano Ava Pine (Krysia), mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook (Zosha), baritone Michael Mayes (Manfred), and baritone Robert Orth (Gad).
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San Francisco Conservatory of Music Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
May 22
2016

SEATTLE
Out of Darkness – World premiere of a new opera by Heggie and Scheer, based on Holocaust stories commissioned by Music of Remembrance (Mina Miller, artistic director) at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA. With soprano Caitlin Lynch (Krystyna), soprano Ava Pine (Krysia), mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook (Zosha), baritone Michael Mayes (Manfred), and baritone Robert Orth (Gad).
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Music of Remebrance Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
May 7, 10, 13 & 15
2016

SAN DIEGO
GREAT SCOTT – West Coast Premiere of the new opera by Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally at San Diego Opera. Starring Kate Aldrich (Arden Scott), Joyce El-Khoury (Tatyana Bakst), Frederica von Stade (Winnie Flato), Nathan Gunn (Sid Taylor), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Roane Heckle). Conducted by Joseph Mechavich, directed by Jack O’Brien.
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San Diego Opera Type: Great Scott  
May 7
2016

FRESNO
Dead Man Walking at Fresno Grand Opera in a new production directed by Daniel Witzke, conducted by Ryan Murray at the William Saroyan Theatre.
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Fresno Grand Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Apr 23
2016

SHREVEPORT
Dead Man Walking at Shreveport Opera, conducted by Jerome Shannon. Casting and production details TBA
Shreveport Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Mar 15
2016

Creators in Concert: Jake Heggie at Opera America in New York. Guest artists TBA.
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Opera America Type: Concert  
Mar 13
2016

SAN FRANCISCO
Frederica von Stade and Jake will give a Family Matinee recital for San Francisco Performances at the Herbst Theater.
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San Francisco Performances Type: Concert  
March 11, 13, 16, 18, 20
2016

MILWAUKEE
Three Decembers at Florentine Opera in Milwaukee, starring Lucy Schaufer (Madeline Mitchell), Rena Harms (Bea), and Keith Phares (Charlie); conducted by Joseph Rescigno, directed by William Florescu.
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Florentine Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Mar 11
2016

SAN FRANCISCO
Soprano Ann Moss is honored with an Artist Insights recital at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with cellist Emil Miland and pianist Steven Bailey. Jake will join for his song cycle Newer Every Day.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Type: Concert  
Mar 10 - 13
2016

BOSTON
To Hell and Back in a new production by Boston Opera Collaborative at Central Square Theater.
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Boston Opera Collaborative Type: To Hell And Back  
Mar 4, 6
2016

NEW ORLEANS
Dead Man Walking at New Orleans Opera with Jennifer Rivera (Sister Helen) and Michael Mayes (Joseph DeRocher), conducted by Robert Lyall. Complete casting and production details TBA.
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New Orleans Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 26, 28
2016

AUSTIN
Three Decembers and At The Statue of Venus at the Butler School of Music UT Austin in the McCullough Theatre. Conductor Kelly Kuo leads the New Music Ensemble in new productions by Robert DeSimone (Three Decembers) and Jessica Burton (At The Statue of Venus).
Butler School of Music, University of Texas Type: Three Decembers  
Feb 19 - 26
2016

AUSTIN
Jake will be a Guest Artist at the Butler School of Music at UT Austin.
Butler School of Music, University of Texas Type: Guest Artist  
Jan 31
2016

DALLAS
The Dallas Opera presents mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and pianist Jake Heggie in recital at Dallas City Performance Hall.
The Dallas Opera Type: Concert  
Dec 16
2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton sings the West Coast Premiere of Jake Heggie’s The Work At Hand (poetry by Laura Morefield) with cellist Emil Miland and pianist Robert Mollicone. The program also features music by Turina, Chausson, Schubert and Dvorak. Presented by San Francisco Performances at the SF Conservatory of Music.
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San Francisco Performances Type: Premiere  
Nov 19
2015

Soprano Ann Moss gives a full recital of Jake’s songs at Piedmont Piano Company with soprano Heidi Moss, cellist Emil Miland, and pianist Steven Bailey. Jake will be at the piano for a few selections, including the West Coast Premiere of “Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri.”
Type: Premiere  
Nov. 13, 15
2015

LOUISVILLE
Three Decembers at Kentucky Opera in Louisville, starring Denyce Graves (Madeline Mitchell), Nicole Joseph (Bea) and Carlton Ford (Charlie); conducted by Kostis Protopapas, directed by William Florescu.
Kentucky Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Oct 31, Nov 7, 15, 19, 22 & 28
2015

LOS ANGELES
Moby-Dick produced by the Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Starring Jay Hunter Morris (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Joshua Guerrero (Greenhorn), Musa Ngqungwana (Queequeg), Jaqueline Echols (Pip), Malcolm MacKenzie (Stubb), Matthew O’Neill (Flask). Conducted by James Conlon, directed by Leonard Foglia, sets by Robert Brill, costumes by Jane Greenwood, projections by Elaine McCarthy.
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LA Opera Type: Moby-Dick  
Oct 30, Nov 1, 4, 7 & 15
2015

DALLAS
GREAT SCOTT – World Premiere of the new opera by Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally at The Dallas Opera. Starring Joyce DiDonato (Arden Scott), Ailyn Pérez (Tatyana Bakst), Frederica von Stade (Winnie Flato), Nathan Gunn (Sid Taylor), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Roane Heckle), Kevin Burdette (Eric Gold/Ghost of Bazzetti), Rodell Rosel (Anthony Candolino), Michael Mayes (Wendell Swann). Conducted by Patrick Summers, directed by Jack O’Brien, sets and costumes by Bob Crowley, lighting by Brian MacDevitt, projections by Elaine J McCarthy.
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The Dallas Opera Type: Great Scott  
Oct 16, 17, 23, 24
2015

BLOOMINGTON
Dead Man Walking in a new production at Indiana University, conducted by David Neely, directed by Jose Maria Condemi with designs by Steven Kemp.
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Indiana University Type: Dead Man Walking  
Oct 16
2015

Soprano Ann Moss and pianist Steven Bailey give the East Coast premiere of Newer Every Day: Songs For Kiri at the Longy School in Cambridge, MA
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Sep 12
2015

WASHINGTON
Susan Graham and Jake in recital at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Vocal Arts DC. The program will include the world premiere of a new song cycle by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer based on celebrated objects in the Smithsonian Museum.
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The Kennedy Center Type: Premiere  
June 30, July 2, 3, 4
2015

EDMONTON
Dead Man Walking at the Opera Nuova Festival in Edmonton. Conducted by Rosemary Thomson. Directed by Brian Deedrick.
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Opera Nuova Type: Dead Man Walking  
Jun 2 - 4
2015

LOS ANGELES
Artist faculty for SongFest at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.
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SongFest at The Colburn School Type: Residency  
May 29 - 31
2015

ATLANTA
Three Decembers in a new production at the Atlanta Opera with mezzo-soprano Theodora Hanslowe (Madeline Mitchell), soprano Jennifer Black (Beatrice), baritone Jesse Blumberg (Charlie); directed by Emma Griffin. Alliance Theater, Atlanta, GA
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The Atlanta Opera Type: Three Decembers  
May 18
2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Farewell, Auschwitz performed by Music of Remembrance as part of the Music at Meyer series at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. Soprano Ava Pine, mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook and baritone Robert Orth join players from the Seattle Symphony on a program that also features After Life, a new one-act opera by Tom Cipullo that imagines Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso after their deaths. Temple Emanu-El at 7:30pm.
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Music At Meyer Type: Concert  
May 15 - 17
2015

The Work at Hand, orchestral premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony, featuring mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton and cellist Anne Martindale Williams, conducted by Michael Francis; Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA.
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May 3
2015

Camille Claudel: Into the Fire performed by mezzo-soprano Laura Krumm and the Alexander String Quartet for the Music at Kohl Mansion series, Burlingame, CA.
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Apr 14
2015

LONDON
Camille Claudel: Into the Fire at the Barbican Centre in London; Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano and the Brentano String Quartet, Milton Court Concert Hall, 7:30pm. Jake will be Joyce’s pianist for Reynaldo Hahn’s Venezia in the first half of the program.
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Barbican Centre Type: Camille Claudel  
Apr 1 - 2
2015

SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus performs For A Look or A Touch at Davies Symphony Hall with baritone Morgan Smith and actor Kip Niven, conducted by Tim Seelig. Baritone Hadleigh Adams also performs. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 8pm.
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Davies Symphony Hall Type: Concert  
Mar 29
2015

A Preview of For A Look or a Touch, presented by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco. 3pm. Free with museum admission.
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Mar 27 - 28
2015

PHILADELPHIA
The Radio Hour receives its East Coast premiere, performed by The Philadelphia Singers on a program that also features Menotti’s The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore. Conducted by David Hayes with choreography by Sean Curran. Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA.
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Temple Performing Arts Center Type: The Radio Hour  
Mar 27
2015

NEW YORK
Soprano Heidi Stober performs The Book of Nightmares at Carnegie Hall with pianist Craig Terry and cellist David Heiss. Program also features music by Haydn, Schubert, Strauss, Debussy, Chaminade, Reger, Clarke, and Wilder. Weill Recital Hall, 7:30pm
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Carnegie Hall Type: Concert  
Mar 24
2015

A Preview of For A Look or a Touch, presented by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. 7:30pm, Gresham Hall. Free.
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Mar 23 - 27
2015

Artist Residency at University of Northern Iowa
Type: Residency  
Mar 14 - 15
2015

The Radio Hour, performed by VocalEssence in Minneapolis, MN with actress Sarah Agnew; directed by Nikki Swoboda; conducted by Philip Brunelle (artistic director); The Fitzgerald Theater.
Type: The Radio Hour  
Mar 7 - 8
2015

SANTA MONICA
Dead Man Walking at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Opera Parallele presents the Los Angeles premiere of the opera, bringing its San Francisco production to the acclaimed Broad Stage for two performances only.
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The Broad Stage Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 27, Mar 1
2015

DAYTON
Dead Man Walking at Dayton Opera, conducted by Jerome Shannon and directed by Gary Briggle, featuring Catherine Martin (Sister Helen), Zachary Gordin (Joseph DeRocher), Margaret Gawrysiak (Joseph’s Mother), Minnita Daniel-Cox (Sister Rose). Schuster Center for the Performing Arts, Dayton, Ohio.
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Center for the Performing Arts Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 26
2015

BERKELEY
Camille Claudel: Into the Fire Mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke joins the Berkeley Symphony for the first performance of the newly orchestrated work conducted by music director Joana Carneiro at Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus, 8pm.
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Berkeley Symphony Type: Camille Claudel  
Feb 25
2015

SALT LAKE CITY
The King’s Singers will give the world premiere of Jake Heggie’s a cappella work Stop This Day And Night With Me (poetry by Walt Whitman) – the 2015 Raymond Brock Commission for the National Conference of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
American Choral Directors Association Type: Premiere  
Feb 20, 22, 26, 28
2015

Dead Man Walking at Northwestern University; conducted by Michael Sakir; directed by Michael Ehrmann
Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 20 - 22
2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Dead Man Walking at Opera Parallele in San Francisco. The first production in San Francisco since the world premiere in 2000. Jennifer Rivera (Sister Helen), Michael Mayes (Joseph DeRocher), Catherine Cook (Joseph’s Mother), Talise Trevigne (Sister Rose), Robert Orth (Owen Hart); conducted by Nicole Paiement; directed in a bold, new production by Brian Staufenbiel.
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Opera Parallele Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 18
2015

Camille Claudel: Into the Fire at Princeton University; Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano and the Brentano String Quartet. Richardson Auditorium at Alexander Hall, 7:30pm.
More Perf. Info. Type: Camille Claudel  
Feb 17
2015

NEW YORK
Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton and cellist Anne Martindale-Williams give the world premiere of The Work at Hand: Symphonic Songs based on poetry by the late Laura Morefield, at Carnegie Hall. Co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
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Carnegie Hall Type: Concert  
Feb 5
2015

NEW YORK
Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano String Quartet give the East Coast premiere of Camille Claudel: Into the Fire – the operatic song cycle based on the life and work of the great French sculptor (poetry by Gene Scheer) – at Carnegie Hall in a program that also features music of Debussy and Charpentier. Part of Joyce DiDonato’s Perspective Series at Carnegie Hall.
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Carnegie Hall Type: Camille Claudel  
Jan 25
2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Cellist Emil Miland at Noe Valley Chamber Music with guests Ann Moss, Alison Lovejoy, Joan Nagano, Candace Forest, Liam Wade, Stephen Bailey and Jake Heggie.
Noe Valley Chamber Music Type: Concert  
Jan 21
2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Dead Man Walking: In Conversation/In Performance Opera Parallele and Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco present a fascinating evening about Art and Social Justice with speakers Sister Helen Prejean, Elisabeth Semel, Jeanne Woodford, and performances by mezzo-sopranos Frederica von Stade and Catherine Cook, sopranos Kristin Clayton and Nicolle Foland, Cantor Roslyn Barak, with Jake Heggie at the piano. Also speaking are Opera Parallele artistic director Nicole Paiement and creative director Brian Staufenbiel. Sister Helen Prejean will sign books following the event. 7:00pm at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. (NOTE: this is a free event, but tickets are required. Reserve through BrownPaperTickets.)
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Music At Meyer Type: Event  
Dec 5, 6, 7
2014

INDIANOLA
Three Decembers at Des Moines Metro Opera, Des Moines, IA. Cast TBA; directed by Kristine McIntyre.
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Des Moines Metro Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Nov 13 - 16
2014

ANN ARBOR
Dead Man Walking at University of Michigan Power Center for the Performing Arts.
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University of Michigan Power Center for the Performing Arts Type: Dead Man Walking  
Sept 27, 28,
Oct 3, 4

2014

ARLINGTON
Three Decembers at Urban Arias, Arlington VA, with Janice Hall (Madeline Mitchell), Emily Pulley (Beatrice) and Michael Mayes (Charlie); conducted by Robert Wood, directed by Michael McConnell.
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Urban Arias Type: Three Decembers  
Aug 12
2014

HIGHLAND PARK
Soprano Kiri Te Kanawa sings the world premiere of Newer Every Day (Emily Dickinson), commissioned by The Ravinia Festival. Martin Theater, 8:30pm
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Ravinia Type: Premiere  
Aug 3, 7, 9
2014

BERKELEY
The End Of The Affair at West Edge Opera in its Bay Area premiere. Carrie Hennessey, Keith Phares, Philip Skinner, Donna Olson, Mark Hernandez and Michael Jankosky. Conducted by Jonathan Khuner.
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West Edge Opera Type: The End Of The Affair  
Jul 5 - 27
2014

CENTRAL CITY
Dead Man Walking at Central City Opera; 10 performances at the historic Central City Opera House in Colorado, directed by Ken Cazan, conducted by John Baril.
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Central City Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
June 28, July 6, 8, 11, 19
2014

INDIANOLA
Dead Man Walking at Des Moines Metro Opera in Iowa: Elise Quagliata (Sister Helen), David Adam Moore (Joseph), Margaret Lattimore (Mrs De Rocher), Karen Slack (Sister Rose), Wayne Tigges (Owen Hart); conducted by David Neely, directed by Kristine McIntyre
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Des Moines Metro Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Jun 22, 23, 25, 27
2014

For a Look or a Touch in Germany – Seattle Men’s Chorus will travel with 130 singers, musicians, actors, and artistic and production staff for a 12 day tour of Germany with their production titled Falling In Love Again, featuring Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s one act opera. Performances in Berlin, Leipsig, Dresden and Cologne/Krefeld.
More Perf. Info. Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Jun 20 - 23
2014

Opera America’s Annual International Conference will be held in San Francisco. Jake participates in a special session with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade on June 20.
Opera America Type: Event  
Jun 8 - 15
2014

LOS ANGELES
Guest Faculty Artist for SongFest at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, CA.
SongFest at The Colburn School Type: Event  
May 20
2014

SEATTLE
CD Release of:Out of Darkness (Naxos), Music of Remembrance; Caitlin Lynch, soprano; Sarah Larsen, mezzo-soprano; Morgan Smith, baritone
Seattle’s Music of Remembrance Type: Release/Broadcast  
May 18
2014

World Premiere of The Radio Hour (libretto by Gene Scheer) commissioned and performed by the Pacific Chorale and John Alexander Singers, conducted by John Alexander; 5:30pm at Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA.
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Apr 27
2014

Dead Man Walking in a concert performance at DePaul University Elise Quagliata (Sister Helen), Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek (Joseph), Jane Bunnell (Mrs. DeRocher), Joelle Lamarre (Sister Rose)
Type: Dead Man Walking  
Apr 26 - 28
2014

Another Sunrise at Festival Opera in Walnut Creek, paired with Viktor Ulmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis. Marie Plette, soprano (as Krystyna Zywulska); directed by Beth Greenberg; conducted by Matilda Hofman; Mt Diablo Universalist Unitarian Church, Walnut Creek, CA
Type: Concert  
Apr 25,27
2014

MADISON
Dead Man Walking at Madison Opera Daniela Mack (Sister Helen), Michael Mayes (Joseph DeRocher), Susanne Mentzer (Mrs DeRocher), Karen Slack (Sister Rose); conducted by John DeMain; directed by Kristine McIntyre
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Madison Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 22, 25, 28; Mar 2, 5, 8
2014

WASHINGTON
Moby-Dick in its East Coast premiere at The Washington National Opera in the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Directed by Leonard Foglia, conducted by Evan Rogister; with Carl Tanner (Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Matthew Worth (Starbuck), Eric Green (Queequeg), Talise Trevigne (Pip).
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Washington National Opera Type: Moby-Dick  
Jan 24, 26, 30, Mar 9, 21, 27, Apr 12, May 7
2014

SCHWERIN
Dead Man Walking at Staatstheater Schwerin (Mecklenburg State Theater) in Schwerin, Germany for 8 performances.
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Staatstheater Schwerin (Mecklenburg State Theater) Type: Dead Man Walking  
Nov 1
2013

Great Performances national telecast of Moby-Dick on PBS.The San Francisco Opera production features Jay Hunter Morris (Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Robert Orth (Stubb), Matthew O’Neill (Flask); conducted by Patrick Summers and directed by Leonard Foglia.
Type: Moby-Dick  
Oct 21
2013

here/after (songs of lost voices), a release of double-cd of recent music and songs by Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer released internationally by PentaTone Classics. Performers include tenor Stephen Costello, mezzo Joyce DiDonato, baritone Nathan Gunn, soprano Talise Trevigne, flutist Carol Wincenc, The Alexander String Quartet and many others. Music includes Camille Claudel, Pieces of 9/11, Friendly Persuasions, Rise & Fall, A Question of Light, Fury of Light, Soliloquy.
Type: Release/Broadcast  
Oct 19, 20, 24, 25, 26
2013

European premiere of Three Decembers at Opera in Knopfloch, Zurich, Switzerland; Rosina Zoppi (Maddy), Jeannine Hirzel (Bea), Niklaus Kost (Charlie); conducted by Charl de Villiers; directed by Matthias Fluckiger.
Type: Three Decembers  
Aug 18
2013

Recital with soprano Heidi Stober, mezzo Susanne Mentzer and tenor William Burden for the Santa Fe Concert Association, 4pm at the Scottish Rite Center, Santa Fe. Program includes Friendly Persuasions (Scheer), From The Book of Nightmares (Kinnell), and The Deepest Desire (Prejean).
Type: Concert  
Jul 22 - 29
2013

Voyage to the Great Lakes with Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie on the 130-guest Yorktown.
Type: Event  
Jul 1 - 7
2013

Guest Artist/Faculty for SongFest at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.
Type: Event  
Jun 5 - 9
2013

Guest Artist at Vancouver International Song Institute (VISI).
Type: Event  
May 24 - 25
2013

Three Decembers at Florida State Opera.
Type: Three Decembers  
May 19
2013

SAN FRANCISCO
Gala recital for Noe Valley Chamber Music with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, soprano Lisa Delan, Dawn Harms (violin) and Emil Miland (cello) in a program featuring music by Debussy, Ravel, Poulenc, Rorem, Getty and Heggie.
Noe Valley Chamber Music Type: Concert  
May 14
2013

SEATTLE
World premiere of “Farewell, Auschwitz!” commissioned by Seattle’s Music of Remembrance; Mina Miller, artistic director. The new work, for three singers and instrumental quintet, is based on lyrics by Polish dissident and Auschwitz survivor Krystyna Zywulska in poetic translations by Gene Scheer. Soprano Caitlin Lynch, mezzo-soprano Sarah Larsen and baritone Morgan Smith perform at Nordstrom Recital Hall in Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA.
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Seattle’s Music of Remembrance Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Apr 26 - 27
2013

ASHVILLE
Dead Man Walking at The Modern American Music Project in Ashville, North Carolina; Elise Quagliata (Sister Helen), Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek (Joseph DeRocher), Jane Bunnell (Mrs. DeRocher); David Troy Francis, music director & conductor; Francis Cullinan, director.
The Modern American Music Project Type: Dead Man Walking  
Apr 24
2013

DENTON
World premiere of Ahab Symphony at the University of North Texas in Denton, with tenor Richard Croft and the UNT Orchestra and Chorus led by conductor David Itkin.
University of North Texas Type: Concert  
Apr 15
2013

Publication of the book Heggie & Scheer’s Moby-Dick: A Grand Opera for the 21st Century by Robert K. Wallace (UNT Press). A beautiful, glossy book (240 pages) about the creation of the opera, with interviews from cast and creative team, the complete libretto and more than 150 production photographs by Karen Almond.
Type: Event  
Mar 23 - 24
2013

For A Look Or A Touch performed by The Heartland Men’s Chorus at the Folly Theater in Kansas City, MO with baritone Morgan Smith (Manfred) and actor Kip Niven (Gad).
Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Mar 15 - 18
2013

BOSTON
Dead Man Walking in a new production by Boston Opera Collaborative at the historic Somerville Theatre.
Boston Opera Collaborative Type: Dead Man Walking  
Mar 15 - 17
2013

EUGENE
Dead Man Walking at Eugene Opera; Eugene, OR
Eugene Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Mar 9, 12, 14 & 16
2013

MONTREAL
Dead Man Walking at Opera de Montreal featuring Allyson McHardy (Sister Helen), Etienne Dupuis (Joseph DeRocher), Kimberly Barber (Joseph”s Mother), Chantale Nurse (Sister Rose); directed by Alain Gauthier; conducted by Wayne Marshall
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Opera de Montreal Type: Dead Man Walking  
Jan 28
2013

SAN FRANCISCO
Recital with flutist Carol Wincenc at Temple Emanu-El as part of the Music at Meyer Series in San Francisco, CA; music by Bach, Poulenc, Bloch, Debussy, Varèse, Tower and Jake Heggie, with guest mezzo-soprano Quinn Middleman singing The Deepest Desire.
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Music At Meyer Type: Concert  
Jan 11 - 13
2013

FAYETTEVILLE
Dead Man Walking at Fayetteville Opera, University of Arkansas with Lindsey Anderson (Sister Helen) and Daniel Scofield (Joseph DeRocher); Robert Mueller, conductor; Kyle Lang, director.
Fayetteville Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Dec 9
2012

World Premiere of Christmas Maladies (texts by Mark Campbell) commissioned by Renaissance City Choirs; Jeffry Blake Johnson, artistic director at Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, PA
Type: Concert  
Nov 14 - 17
2012

Guest Artist at Cornell University Department of Music
Type: Event  
Nov 7 - 11
2012

BMI Composer-In-Residence at Vanderbilt University during the opera department’s production of Three Decembers (Nov 9 & 11); Amy Jarman is Madeline Mitchell; Gayle Shay directs and Robin Fountain conducts; at the Blair School of Music, Ingram Hall, Nashville, TN.
Type: Three Decembers  
Oct 10, 13, 18, 21, 23, 26, 30* & 11/2*
2012

SAN FRANCISCO
Moby-Dick at the San Francisco Opera, featuring the original cast conducted by Patrick Summers and directed by Leonard Foglia. Ben Heppner & Jay Hunter Morris* (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Robert Orth (Stubb), Matthew O’Neill (Flask).
San Francisco Opera Type: Moby-Dick  
Aug 8 - 26
2012

EASTSOUND
Composer-in-Residence for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival in Washington, with two world premieres: Aug 11/12 “Orcas Island Ferry, suite for violin & piano” (Aloysia Friedmann & Jon Kimura Parker) and Aug 14/15 “This is My Beloved” songs for baritone and piano trio (featuring baritone Rod Gilfry).
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Type: Event  
Jun 14 - Aug 22
2012

A Musical Odyssey in the Mediterranean with Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie, hosted by The Metropolitan Opera Guild aboard the all-suite, 144-guest Corinthian II. Flicka and Jake will perform two private concerts in historic buildings on this journey across the Mediterranean, from Sicily to Malta, Tunis, Sardinia, Barcelona, Marseille, Nice and Civitavecchia.
Type: Event  
Jun 7 - 10
2012

LOS ANGELES
Artist faculty at SongFest in Malibu.
SongFest at The Colburn School Type: Event  
May 14
2012

SEATTLE
World premiere of Another Sunrise, libretto by Gene Scheer featuring soprano Caitlin Lynch, a new commission from Music of Remembrance. 6:30pm at Benaroya Hall, Seattle.
Seattle’s Music of Remembrance Type: Concert  
May 13, 18, 20, 26, 31 & June 2
2012

FT. WORTH
Three Decembers at Ft. Worth Opera; the new production by director Candace Evans takes place at the intimate Scott Theater and stars Janice Hall (Madeline), Emily Pulley (Bea) and Matthew Worth (Charlie); conducted by Christopher Larkin.
Ft. Worth Opera Type: Concert  
Mar 28 - 30
2012

Artist residency at the Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music.
Type: Event  
Mar 23 - 25
2012

The Deepest Desire Joyce DiDonato and the Kansas City Symphony led by conductor Michael Stern. Helzberg Hall in the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
Type: Concert  
Mar 21
2012

“An Evening with Composer Jake Heggie” presented by Opera America as part of its Salon Series. Performers include sopranos Devon Guthrie and Talise Trevigne; mezzo-soprano Elise Quagliata; tenor Jonathan Blalock; baritones Philip Cutlip and Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek. 7:00pm at Opera America, 330 Seventh Ave, New York, NY.
Type: Concert  
Mar 5
2012

SAN FRANCISCO
Master class at the San Francisco Conservatory, 7:30pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Type: Event  
March 1, 4, 9, 18, 23
2012

DRESDEN
Dead Man Walking returns to the Dresden SemperOper
Dresden SemperOper Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 25, March 2, 4
2012

TULSA
Dead Man Walking at Tulsa Opera with Kirstin Chávez (Sister Helen) and Michael Mayes (Joseph De Rocher), directed by Johnathan Pape, conducted by Jerome Shannon.
Tulsa Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 18, 21, 24, 26
2012

SAN DIEGO
West Coast Premiere of Moby-Dick at San Diego Opera; Ben Heppner (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Jonathan Boyd (Greenhorn), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Robert Orth (Stubb), Matthew O’Neill (Flask); Leonard Foglia, director; Joseph Mechavich, conductor
San Diego Opera Type: Moby-Dick  
Feb 12
2012

Soprano Talise Trevigne and Jake perform At The Statue of Venus to celebrate the release of her first solo CD on GPR Records; 2pm at Sherwood Auditorium in the La Jolla Museum of Modern Art, 700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
Type: Concert  
Feb 4
2012

SAN FRANCISCO
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and the Alexander String Quartet perform the world premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s CAMILLE CLAUDEL: Into the Fire at Herbst Theater. Commissioned by San Francisco Performances. Program also includes Debussy’s String Quartet, and songs by Reynaldo Hahn.
San Francisco Performances Type: Camille Claudel  
Jan 28 - Feb 3
2012

CALGARY
Canadian premiere of Moby-Dick at Calgary Opera with Ben Heppner (Ahab), Brett Polegato (Starbuck), Colin Ainsworth (Greenhorn), Justin Welsh (Queequeg), Lisa DiMaria (Pip), Peter McGillivray (Stubb), Robert Clark (Flask); Joseph Mechavich, conductor; Leonard Foglia, director.
Calgary Opera Type: Moby-Dick  

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