An Evening about Moby-Dick With Jake Heggie and Ian Campbell

Acclaimed composer Jake Heggie and San Diego Opera General & Artistic Director Ian Campbell explore the creation of Heggie’s 2010 opera, Moby-Dick, based on Herman Melville’s classic novel, and what went into the composition of this stunning theatrical showpiece. In a lively and engaging conversation, the two discuss Heggie’s artistic process, his unique musical language, his experiences with collaborators involved in the Moby-Dick project, and the state of contemporary opera and new music in America. [12/2011] [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 22556]