Cinderella 99 is a 10-minute micro opera with original libretto by Gene Scheer. Instrumentation: String Quartet and Contrabass Online premiere: Feb 19, 2022 Original Cast: Katherine Jefferis (Mom), Sam Wetzel (Dad), McKenna Jones (Daughter), Robert Dauria (Son) Conducted by Dean Buck; directed by Scott Skiba Commissioned by Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music
A collection of four volumes of Jake’s most popular opera arias by voice type. From Bill Holab Music, Inc. SOPRANO MEZZO-SOPRANO TENOR BARITONE JAKE HEGGIE: OPERA ARIAS FOR SOPRANO (piano/vocal) A collection of the most popular soprano arias from Jake Heggie’s operas, including It’s A Wonderful Life, Great Scott, At the Statue of Venus, Three Decembers, If [more]
Collections are published Songbooks or books of compositions. The songs and arias are often found individually in Recordings as well as Compositions. One or more recordings have been made. Score is available from Schirmer/Hal Leonard or Bill Holab Music.
GREAT SCOTT at The Dallas Opera on DVD from Warner Classics, starring Joyce DiDonato, Ailyn Pérez, Frederica von Stade, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Nathan Gunn, Michael Mayes, Rodell Rosell, the Dallas Opera Orchestra and Chorus; conducted by Patrick Summers; directed by Jack O’Brien.
From Another Sunrise (2012) World Premiere, Commissioned by Music of Remembrance May 14, 2012 Libretto by Gene Scheer The Transport Caitlin Lynch, soprano
“Farewell, Auschwitz” from Out of Darkness (2016) Commissioned by Music of Remembrance World Premiere, arrangement for child voices – January 27, 2020 Poetry written in Auschwitz by Krystyna Zywluska and adapted by Gene Scheer The Northwest Boychoir, Joseph Crnko director Seattle Girls Choir, Prime Voci, Jacob Winkler director Megan Parker, soprano; Karen Early Evans, mezzo [more]
World-renowned mezzo-soprano Susan Graham leads the cast of Opera San José’s first fully-staged digital production, Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers, based on Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally’s unpublished play “Some Christmas Letters”. OSJ Resident Artists Maya Kherani and Efraín Solís complete the cast; conducted by Christopher James Ray and directed by Tara Branham. With a [more]
Dead Man Walking at Houston Grand Opera, 2011. Joyce DiDonato, Frederica von Stade, Philip Cutlip, John Packard, Patrick Summers and Anthony Freud discuss HGO’s production of Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking. Music by Jake Heggie, Libretto by Terrence McNally, Based on the novel by Sister Helen Prejean.
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, [more]