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Dec 14
2018

LONDON
Featured composer for the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Gala in London. This concert at historic Wigmore Hall will feature young singers who are supported and nurtured by Dame Kiri’s foundation. Jake will perform his song cycle Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri with soprano Nardus Williams and mezzo-soprano Bianca Andrew.
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Wigmore Hall Type: Guest Artist  
Nov 23 - 24
2018

PHILADELPHIA
Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite performed by the great Philadelphia Orchestra as part of a program in Verizon Hall that features Barber’s Piano Concerto (Garrick Ohlsson, pianist) and Copland’s Appalachian Spring, conducted by Cristian Macelaru.
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Philadelphia Orchestra Type: Concert  
Nov 17, 20, 24, 25, 29, Dec 1, 4, 7, & 9
2018

SAN FRANCISCO
It’s A Wonderful Life receives its West Coast premiere in nine performances at the San Francisco Opera. Cast features William Burden (George Bailey), Golda Schultz & Kearstin Piper-Brown (Clara), Andriana Chuchman (Mary Bailey), Rod Gilfry (Mr. Potter), Joshua Hopkins (Harry Bailey) and Keith Jameson (Uncle Billy) with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus led by conductor Patrick Summers; directed by Leonard Foglia in the original production designed by Robert Brill, costumes by David Woolard, lighting by Brian Nason and projections by Elaine McCarthy.
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San Francisco Opera Type: It’s A Wonderful Life  
Nov 17
2018

Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano String Quartet perform Camille Claudel: Into the Fire live on New York’s WQXR as part of Werk It, a women’s podcasting festival.
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Nov 9 - 11
2018

NASHVILLE
Three Decembers at the Nashville Opera featuring Emily Pulley (Madeline Mitchell), Cree Carico (Bea) and Robert Wesley Mason (Charlie); directed by John Hoomes and conducted by Dean Williamson
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Nashville Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Nov 9 - 11
2018

HARRISONBURG
Dead Man Walking at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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James Madison University Type: Dead Man Walking  
Sep 29 - Oct 2
2018

FORT WORTH
Jake is the featured guest artist for the 2018 TCU Festival of American Song in Fort Worth
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Texas Christian University Type: Guest Artist  
Sep 25
2018

NEW YORK
Concert Artists Guild presents Words & Music at the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York, featuring poetry by Lucy Miller Murray as set by five composers (Brown, Gill, Heggie, Moravec, Wilson). Performers include Sarah Wolfson, soprano; Mischa Bouvier, baritone; Yoonah Kim, clarinet; David Shifrin, clarinet; Renate Rolfing, piano.
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Concert Artists Guild Type: Concert  
Sep 7 - 8
2018

ST. LOUIS
Three Decembers at St Louis Opera Collective in the Kranzberg Arts Center. Cast and production info TBA.
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St. Louis Opera Collective Type: Three Decembers  
Jul 11, 13, 15, 16
2018

PORTLAND ET AL.
Three Decembers performed by Opera Maine. Raehann Bryce-Davis (Madeline), and Studio Artists Symone Harcum (Bea) and Yazid Gray (Charlie); directed by Richard Gammon, conducted by Timothy Steele. July 11 at St Lawrence Arts, Portland; July 13 at Deertrees Theatre, Harrison; July 15, The Temple, Ocean Park; July 16, Camden Opera House.
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Opera Maine Type: Three Decembers  
Jul 8
2018

NEWPORT
Songs by Jake Heggie to words by Gene Scheer. Gene and Jake are featured in a special Meet-the-Composer concert at the Newport Art Museum as part of the Newport Music Festival’s 50th Anniversary Season. Performers include soprano Alexandra Batsios, mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier and baritone Trevor Neal.
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Newport Music Festival Type: Concert  
Jul 7
2018

NEWPORT
Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie in recital for the Newport Music Festival’s 50th Anniversary Season. Program to include music by Bernstein, Bolcom, Heggie, Mahler, Massenet, Sondheim and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
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Newport Music Festival Type: Concert  
May 11 - 13
2018

OKLAHOMA CITY
Three Decembers at Painted Sky Opera in Oklahoma City. Featuring Catherine McDaniel (Madeline), Allison Nicholas (Beatrice), Andre Chiang (Charlie); conducted by Jan McDaniel and directed by Rob Glaubitz.
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Painted Sky Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Apr 28 - 29
2018

LIVERMORE
Three Decembers at Livermore Valley Opera starring the great Frederica von Stade as Madeline Mitchell, with soprano Kristin Clayton as Beatrice and baritone Shea Owens as Charlie; conducted by Alexander Katsman
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Livermore Valley Opera Type: Three Decembers  
Apr 22
2018

SAN FRANCISCO
What a Wonderful World: an Earth Day celebration for Noe Valley Chamber Music’s 25th Anniversary Gala. Mezzo-sopranos Frederica von Stade, Catherine Cook, Laura Krumm and Renée Rapier are joined by violinists Aloysia Friedmann and Dawn Harms, musical saw player Anita Orne, the Rhythm Sisters String Quartet and pianists Jon Kimura Parker and Jake Heggie. Program to include music by Brahms, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, Bernstein, Heggie and others.
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Noe Valley Chamber Music Type: Concert  
Apr 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14 & 15
2018

ATLANTA
Out of Darkness: Two Remain at the Atlanta Opera. Heggie and Scheer’s two-act Holocaust remembrance receives its first fully-staged production in the intimate Balzer Theater at Herrem’s, directed by Tomer Zvulun. Cast TBA.
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The Atlanta Opera Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Mar 17, 20, 23 & 25
2018

PITTSBURGH
Moby-Dick at the Pittsburgh Opera in the new production by designer Erhard Rom, directed by Kristine Mcintyre and conducted by Antony Walker. The cast features Roger Honeywell (Ahab), Sean Panikkar (Greenhorn), Jacqueline Echols (Pip), Musa Ngqungwana (Queequeg), Malcolm McKenzie (Stubb), Eric Ferring (Flask). Other roles TBA. Four performances at Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center.
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Pittsburgh Opera Type: Moby-Dick  
Feb 20
2018

LONDON
Dead Man Walking at London’s Barbican Hall in a semi-staged production. One night only with Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen), Michael Mayes (Joseph), Maria Zifchak (Joseph’s Mother), and Measha Bruggergosman (Sister Rose). Leonard Foglia directs and Mark Wigglesworth conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
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Barbican Centre Type: Dead Man Walking  
Feb 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18
2018

SAN FRANCISCO
Opera Parallele pairs Heggie’s At The Statue of Venus and Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti in an innovative production at SFJazz, featuring mezzo-sopranos Renée Rapier and Abigail Levis alternating in the roles of Rose and Dinah; conducted by Nicole Paiement; directed by Brian Staufenbiel.
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Opera Parallele Type: At the Statue of Venus  
Feb 10 - 11
2018

TORONTO
The Canadian premiere of Another Sunrise and Farewell, Auschwitz at Congregation Beth Tzedec in Toronto. Featuring Sara Schabas (Zywulska), Georgia Burashko (Zosia) and Sean Watson (Manfred); directed by Aaron Willis and conducted by Michael Shannon
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Congregation Beth Tzedec Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Feb 8 - 9
2018

BALTIMORE
Out of Darkness: Two Remain workshop production presented by Peabody Chamber Opera at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD: Garnett Bruce, director; Eileen Cornett, music director.
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Peabody Chamber Opera Type: Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Feb 4 - 8
2018

Guest Artist at Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD
Type: Guest Artist  
Jan 27, 28, 30, Feb 1 & 3
2018

ST. PAUL
Dead Man Walking at Minnesota Opera in St Paul, performed at the Ordway Theater, with Catherine Martin (Sister Helen), Seth Carico (Joseph DeRocher), Denyce Graves (Joseph’s Mother), Karen Slack (Sister Rose); conducted by Michael Christie, directed by Joel Ivany, designed by Erhard Rom.
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Minnesota Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Jan 26, 29, 31, Feb 3, 6 & 9
2018

MADRID
Dead Man Walking at Madrid’s historic Teatro-Real, starring Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen), Michael Mayes (Joseph De Rocher), Maria Zifchak (Joseph’s Mother) and Measha Brueggergosman (Sister Rose); conducted by Mark Wigglesworth, directed by Leonard Foglia, sets by Michael McGarty, lighting by Brian Nason, projections by Elaine McCarthy.
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Teatro-Real Type: Dead Man Walking  
Jan 20, 22, 24, 26 & 28
2018

SALT LAKE CITY
Moby-Dick in an exciting new production at Utah Opera in Salt Lake City’s Capitol Theatre, designed by Erhard Rom and directed by Kristine McIntyre with costumes by Jessica Jahn. Joseph Mechavich conducts the Utah Symphony and Opera Chorus with a cast that features Roger Honeywell (Ahab), Joshua Dennis (Greenhorn) and David Adam Moore (Starbuck). Complete cast TBA.
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Utah Opera Type: Moby-Dick  

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