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…the piano for a few selections, including the West Coast Premiere of “Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri.” Type: Premiere   Nov. 13, 15 2015 LOUISVILLE Three Decembers at Kentucky Opera in Louisville, starring Denyce Graves (Madeline Mitchell), Nicole Joseph (Bea) and Carlton Ford (Charlie); conducted by Kostis Protopapas, directed by William Florescu. Kentucky Opera Type: Three Decembers   Oct 31, Nov 7, 15, 19, 22 & 28 2015 LOS ANGELES MobyDick produced by the Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion . Starring Jay Hunter Morris (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Joshua Guerrero (Greenhorn), Musa Ngqungwana (Queequeg), Jaqueline Echols…

…A Wonderful Life, featuring musical excerpts and discussion moderated by Patrick Summers. Cast includes sopranos Ailyn Pérez and Karen Slack, mezzo-soprano Amanda Tarver, tenors Jonathan Blalock and Matthew Hernandez, and baritone Jarrett Ott. More Perf. Info. The Guggenheim Museum Type: It’s A Wonderful Life   Nov. 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 20 2016 DALLAS MobyDick returns to the Dallas Opera where it received its world premiere in 2010! The starry cast includes Jay Hunter Morris (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn) and Musa Ngqungwana (Queequeg); Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume conducts; director Leonard Foglia brings his iconic production…

…22 – 24 2017 MEMPHIS Artist in residence at the University of Memphis Opera Program More Perf. Info. University of Memphis Opera Program Type: Guest Artist   Sep 15 – 17 2017 MILWAUKEE MobyDick Orchestra Suite (arr. Macelaru) at Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in a program that features Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, Bernstein’s Candide Overture and Anna Clyne’s Masquerade, led by conductor Cristian Macelaru. More Perf. Info. Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Type: Premiere   Sep 8 – 9 2017 ST. LOUIS To Hell and Back at St Louis Opera Collective with soprano Hana Abrams (Stephanie) and contralto Stephanie Ruggles (Anne); paired with Melissa…

…by Michael McGarty, lighting by Brian Nason, projections by Elaine McCarthy. More Perf. Info. Teatro-Real Type: Dead Man Walking   Jan 20, 22, 24, 26 & 28 2018 SALT LAKE CITY MobyDick 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. More Perf. Info. Utah Opera Type: MobyDick   Subscribe: RSS | iCal…

…Production TBA. Opera Delaware Type: Dead Man Walking   Apr 25 & 28 2019 CHICAGO Moby-Dick at Chicago Opera Theater in Millennium Park’s Harris Theater. Cast includes Richard Cox (Ahab), Aleksey Bogdanov (Starbuck), Andrew Bidlack (Greenhorn), Vince Wallace (Queequeg) and Summer Hassan (Pip); conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya, directed by Kristine McIntyre, designed by Erhard Rom (sets), Jessica Jahn (costumes) and Marcus Dillard (lighting). More Perf. Info. Chicago Opera Theater Type: MobyDick   Mar 23 – Jul 5 2019 OLDENBURG Dead Man Walking in 8 performances at Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. Cast and production TBA. Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Type: Dead Man Walking   Mar…

Return to CALENDAR ARCHIVE Nov 1 2013 Great Performances national telecast of MobyDick on PBS. The San Francisco Opera production features Jay Hunter Morris (Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Robert Orth (Stubb), Matthew O’Neill (Flask); conducted by Patrick Summers and directed by Leonard Foglia. Type: MobyDick   Oct 21 2013 here/after (songs of lost voices), a release of double-cd of recent music and songs by Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer released internationally by PentaTone Classics. Performers include tenor Stephen Costello, mezzo Joyce DiDonato, baritone Nathan Gunn, soprano Talise Trevigne, flutist Carol Wincenc,…

…of Music Type: Three Decembers   Oct 10, 13, 18, 21, 23, 26, 30* & 11/2* 2012 SAN FRANCISCO MobyDick at the San Francisco Opera , featuring the original cast conducted by Patrick Summers and directed by Leonard Foglia. Ben Heppner & Jay Hunter Morris* (Ahab), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Robert Orth (Stubb), Matthew O’Neill (Flask). San Francisco Opera Type: MobyDick   Aug 8 – 26 2012 EASTSOUND Composer-in-Residence for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival in Washington, with two world premieres: Aug 11/12 “Orcas Island Ferry, suite for violin & piano”…

Return to UPCOMING EVENTS Year To Date 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Mar 12, 15, 20 & 22 2020 BUDAPEST (POSTPONED) Dead Man Walking at the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest with Andrea Meláth (Sister Helen) and David Adam Moore (Joseph), conducted by Gargely Vajda in a staged concert version directed by András Almási-Tóth at the Erkel Theater. More Perf. Info. Hungarian State Opera Type: Dead Man Walking   Jan 18 – 19 2020 BURLINGAME World Premiere of Intonations: Songs from the Violins of Hope (texts by Gene Scheer) featuring mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke…

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SHORT BIOGRAPHY   COMPLETE BIOGRAPHY “arguably the world’s most popular 21st-century opera and art song composer” The Wall Street Journal “U.S. opera’s most successful composer” Opera News Photo © Ellen Appel Jake Heggie, Composer & Pianist Complete Biography Jake Heggie is the American composer of the operas Dead Man Walking (libretto by Terrence McNally), MobyDick (libretto by Gene Scheer), It’s A Wonderful Life (Scheer), If I Were You (Scheer), Great Scott (McNally), Three Decembers (Scheer), For a Look or a Touch (Scheer) and Two Remain (Scheer), among others. In addition to eight full-length operas and several one-acts, Heggie has composed nearly 300 art songs,…

Dec 62011 Opera Talk about MobyDick at UCSD Neurosciences Institute with Jake and San Diego Opera General Director Ian Campbell, 8pm. Dec 32011 A Celebration and Tribute to Frederica von Stade co-hosted by San Francisco Performances, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Conservatory and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; Herbst Theater. Nov 62011 Pacific Chorale celebrates conductor John Alexander's 40th anniversary with a concert that includes Jake's Seeking Higher Ground; Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, CA. Oct 302011 Concert of Heggie songs and arias at the USC Thornton School of Music, 7pm. Oct 21-222011 Residency at Bucknell University in…