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The Story of If I Were You (Part 1) - Merola Opera Program

Merola Opera Program presents the world premiere of If I Were You an opera in two acts by composer Jake [More]

Merola Opera Program presents the world premiere of If I Were You an opera in two acts by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, opening at the Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, August 1-6. Watch now to learn the story of If I Were You and meet characters Fabian and Brittomara. Tickets and more information [more]

Moby Dick - Overture

Overture to the opera, “Moby Dick” by Jake Heggie. Performed by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Sexton

Overture to the opera, “Moby Dick” by Jake Heggie. Performed by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Sexton

Jake discusses Moby-Dick

Acclaimed composer Jake Heggie discusses the creation of his latest opera, Moby-Dick, an epic adaptation of Herman Melville’s classic novel. [More]

Acclaimed composer Jake Heggie discusses the creation of his latest opera, Moby-Dick, an epic adaptation of Herman Melville’s classic novel. [2/2012] [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 23545]

Three Decembers

Composer Jake Heggie plays excerpts from and talks about his new chamber opera Three Decembers. The West Coast premiere is [More]

Composer Jake Heggie plays excerpts from and talks about his new chamber opera Three Decembers. The West Coast premiere is presented by Cal Performances and the San Francisco Opera. The opera stars mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and is about the loving but often-strained relationship between a famous actress and her two grown children. “Heggie has [more]

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - Behind the Scenes - Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie Drop into Rehearsal

You NEVER know WHO is going to DROP IN to Rehearsal at SF Opera! World renowned Mezzo-Soprano, Frederica von Stade [More]

You NEVER know WHO is going to DROP IN to Rehearsal at SF Opera! World renowned Mezzo-Soprano, Frederica von Stade and Composer, Jake Heggie – SURPRISED the cast and crew of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Rehearsal! sfopera.com/wonderful. #WonderfulSF #earnyourwings

Great Scott - 2019 Grammy Nomiated

A live recording of the new comedy by Jake Heggie & Terrence McNally. The all-star cast features Joyce DiDonato, Frederica [More]

A live recording of the new comedy by Jake Heggie & Terrence McNally. The all-star cast features Joyce DiDonato, Frederica von Stade, Ailyn Pérez, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Nathan Gunn, Michael Mayes, Rodell Rosell and Kevin Burdette with the Dallas Opera Orchestra & Chorus led by conductor Patrick Summers. “… a piece that revels in the [more]