In 2016, Music of Remembrance unveiled “Out of Darkness” by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer. This 15-minute video takes you behind the scenes of this pathbreaking new opera’s creation and premiere.
Opera in Two Acts based on the stories of two Holocaust survivors: Krystyna Zywulska and Gad Beck. (Duration: each act is approx. 45 minutes in length) Heggie & Scheer explored these stories in three previous one-act stage works (Another Sunrise; Farewell, Auschwitz; and For A Look or a Touch) and combined them into a full-evening [more]
One or more recordings have been made. Rental Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
The complete live recording of the world premiere production at San Francisco Opera in October 2000. Patrick Summers conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus with soloists Susan Graham (Sister Helen), John Packard (Joseph de Rocher), Frederica von Stade (Joseph’s Mother), along with Theresa Hamm-Smith, Jay Hunter Morris, Gary Rideout, Catherine Cook, Robert Orth, [more]
“Dead Man Walking makes the most concentrated impact of any piece of American music theater since West Side Story” THE GUARDIAN (London) “Heggie’s score mingles American vernacular and modernist classical styles with ease, punctuated by dramatically emblematic tunes and genuinely beautiful music.” OPERA AMERICA (Mark Gresham) PUBLISHING & RIGHTS Bill Holab Music is agent for [more]
One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com. Rental Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.