Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano String Quartet perform Camille Claudel: Into the Fire as part of a concert at London’s Wigmore Hall, recorded live in December 2017. The program also features songs by Strauss and Debussy’s Trois Chansons de Bilitis (arranged by Heggie)
A double-CD of recent music and songs performed by tenor Stephen Costello, mezzo Joyce DiDonato, baritone Nathan Gunn, soprano Talise Trevigne, with flutist Carol Wincenc, The Alexander String Quartet, and many others. More than two hours of music, including Camille Claudel, Pieces of 9/11, Friendly Persuasions, Rise & Fall, A Question of Light, Fury of [more]
An international cast of celebrated singers and string players perform recent songs and duets by Jake Heggie. Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian Mezzos Zheng Cao, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade Tenor Paul Groves; Baritone Keith Phares Dawn Harms, violin; CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola; Emil Miland, cello; Jake Heggie, piano Texts by Charlene Baldridge, Raymond Carver, Heggie, [more]
Soprano Lisa Delan sings Emily Dickinson’s poems as set by composers Aaron Copland, Gordon Getty, Michael Tilson Thomas and Jake Heggie (“Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri”). Recorded with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, conducted by Lawrence Foster.
Angelika Kirchschlager, the great and beloved Austrian mezzo-soprano, joins the superb Dutch pianist Maurice Lammerts van Bueren for an entire CD of Jake’s songs. Selections include first-time recordings of songs from The Breaking Waves (2011), as well as the complete Songs to the Moon, selections from Statuesque, Winter Roses, and Folk Song arrangements. Released by [more]
The remarkable soprano Ann Moss sings an adventurous program of music by Jake Heggie, Liam Wade, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Lennon/McCartney in her second solo CD. She is joined by violinist Isaac Allen, cellist Emil Miland, the all-male a cappella ensemble Chanticleer, and pianists Steven Bailey and Jake Heggie. The disc includes Heggie’s song [more]
Soprano Lisa Delan, cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Kristin Pankonin perform Jake’s new song cycle From the Book of Nightmares (poetry by Galway Kinnell). Also featured are recent works by John Corigliano, Luna Pearl Woolf, David Garner, Gordon Getty and Wiliam Bolcom.
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato sings Jake’s cycle The Deepest Desire as part of a live concert with the Kansas City Symphony, conducted by Michael Stern.
Jennifer Larmore sings works of Lora Aborn, Robert Abramson, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, John Woods Duke, Jake Heggie, Lee Hoiby, Richard Hundley, and Charles Ives. 1. He’s Gone Away (1995) 11. To Say Before Going To Sleep (1988) 12. White in the Moon (1990) 13. The Leather-Winged Bat (1995) 14. Barb’ry Allen (1995)
The Faces of Love – The Songs of Jake Heggie; Renee Fleming, Frederica Von Stade, Sylvia McNair, Carol Vaness, Nicolle Foland, Kristin Clayton, Zheng Cao, Brian Asawa (BMG/RCA Victor 63484) The Faces of Love has Sheet Music and Scores available from G. Schirmer/Hal Leonard in three songbooks. Tracks: 1. The Faces of Love: I shall [more]
Joyce DiDonato’s first recital CD was released in Europe in November 2005 and received France’s prestigious Diapason d’Or. The disc features music by Bernstein, Copland and Jake Heggie. The title track is Heggie’s cycle The Deepest Desire: Four Meditations on Love (texts by Sister Helen Prejean). DiDonato is joined by flutist Frances Shelly and pianist [more]
Mezzo-sopranos Frederica von Stade, Joyce Castle, Zheng Cao and Mary Phillips perform some of Jake’s recent works, including the complete cycles Statuesque and The Deepest Desire, plus selections from Winter Roses and The Starry Night. Also featured are performances by Eugenia Zukerman, flute; Carey Bell, clarinet; David Henderson, saxophone; Dawn Harms, violin; Emil Miland, cello; [more]
The acclaimed Canadian bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch sings an impressive range of songs by American composers that includes Jake Heggie’s Of Gods and Cats and Grow Old Along With Me!, with cycles by Ricky Ian Gordon, Glen Roven, and Lowell Lieberman.
Acclaimed soprano Leah Partridge sings a beautiful range of American art song featuring works by Jake, Ricky Ian Gordon, Ernst Bacon, Lee Hoiby, Libby Larson and more.
Soprano Regina Zona and pianist Kathleen Tagg perform three of Jake Heggie’s song cycles, including the first complete recording of Eve-Song. Natural Selection (1997) poetry by Gini Savage 1. Creation 2. Animal Passion 3. Alas! Alack! 4. Indian Summer – Blue 5. Joy Alone (Connection) Songs and Sonnets to Ophelia (1999) poetry by Edna St. [more]
British tenor John Mark Ainsley and pianist Malcolm Martineau perform Friendly Persuasions on their 2016 album French Connections. The cycle was premiered by Mr Ainsley and Mr Martineau at Wigmore Hall. The cycle is dedicated to Malcom Martineau. Friendly Persuasions: Songs in Homage to Poulenc (Texts by Gene Scheer) 1. Wanda Landowska 2. Pierre Bernac [more]
The acclaimed American soprano Angel Joy Blue and pianist Iain Burnside featured three of Jake’s songs on their 2016 recording Joy Alone. Animal Passion, Joy Alone, A Route to the Sky.