Calendar – Upcoming Events

Aug 8

Jake and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke present four Heggie songs for the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in a virtual event that also includes a recording from the 2018 premiere of the Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite (arr. Macelaru) led by conductor Cristian Macelaru.
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Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Type: Concert  
Aug. 21 & 23

(POSTPONED) A Jake Heggie Triptych at Festival Opera in Walnut Creek features performances of At the Statue of Venus (soprano Carrie Hennessey), Camille Claudel: Into the Fire (mezzo-soprano Diana Tash), and For a Look or a Touch (baritone Zach Gordin and actor Curt Branom). Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek CA.
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Festival Opera Type: Two Remain/Out of Darkness/For a Look Or a Touch  
Sep 10 - 12

(POSTPONED) World premiere of Songs for Murdered Sisters, a song cycle based on new poetry by Margaret Atwood, commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera, performed by baritone Joshua Hopkins with pianist Jake Heggie at the Rothko Chapel, Houston.
Houston Grand Opera Type: Songs for Murdered Sisters  
Nov 6

(POSTPONED) Joyce DiDonato sings Camille Claudel: Into the Fire at a gala concert for The Dallas Opera in the Winspear Opera House with The Dallas Opera Orchestra led by Emmanuel Villaume. Program also includes Berlioz’s La mort de Cléopâtre.
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The Dallas Opera Type: Camille Claudel  
Dec 5 - 6

Jamie Barton sings The Work at Hand with cellist Elizabeth Chung and the St Louis Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Cristian Mācelaru on a program that features Schubert’s Symphony No 8 (“Unfinished”) and Chausson’s Poème de l’amour et de la mer.
St Louis Symphony Orchestra Type: The Work at Hand  
Jan 14 - 16

Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite (arr. Mācelaru) performed by the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Cristian Mācelaru as part of a program of that features new works by American composers Valerine Coleman, John Corigliano and Wynton Marsalis.
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San Francisco Symphony Type: Concert  
Jan 21 - 24

Moby-Dick Orchestra Suite performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Cristian Mācelaru in a program that features music of Elgar and Ginastera.
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Boston Symphony Orchestra Type: Concert  
Feb 7 & 9

Jamie Barton and Jake Heggie in recital at Ordway Hall in St Paul, MN, presented by the Schubert Club.
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Apr 8,11,14,17,21,24,29 & May 2

Dead Man Walking at the Metropolitan Opera in a bold new production by director Ivo van Hove starring Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen), Etienne Dupuis (Joseph), Susan Graham (Joseph’s Mother) and Latonia Moore (Sister Rose); conducted by music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and featuring the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.
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The Metropolitan Opera Type: Dead Man Walking  
Apr 17

Baritone Joshua Hopkins and pianist Myra Huang perform Songs for Murdered Sisters (poetry by Margaret Atwood) along with masterworks by Schubert, Debussy and Duparc in Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.
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The Royal Conservatory of Toronto Type: Songs for Murdered Sisters  
Apr. 23 & 25

If I Were You in a new production at Hawaii Opera Theater as part of the company’s 60th Anniversary Season; directed by Karen Tiller and featuring mezzo-soprano Blythe Kelsey as Brittomara. Complete production and casting TBA.
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Hawaii Opera Theater Type: If I Were You  
May 2

Recital with mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton at Hertz Hall, presented by Cal Performances at UC Berkeley; program will include the West Coast Premiere of a new work Jake is composing for Jamie
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Cal Performances Type: Concert  
Jul 7 - Aug 27

Acclaimed mezzo Jamie Barton, cellist Matt Haimovitz and Jake perform Iconic Legacies in a new recording to be released July 6, 2020.


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