The first recording of Jake’s choral music is performed by the spectacular John Alexander Singers and the great American mezzo-soprano, Susan Graham. It features the premiere recordings of Heggie & Scheer’s choral opera, The Radio Hour, as well as settings of texts by Dickinson, Amy Lowell, and the hymn from the opera Dead Man Walking. [more]
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]
Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen), Philip Cutlip (Joseph DeRocher) and Frederica von Stade (Joseph’s Mother) star in this live recording from the Houston Grand Opera, conducted by Patrick Summers. Upcoming and Past Performances (since 2011):
A spectacular double-CD celebrating Joyce DiDonato’s first 10 years with Erato/Warner Classics and featuring tracks from some of her most popular recordings, from Baroque and bel canto to Strauss, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and even two tracks from her landmark recording of Dead Man Walking (Virgin Classics). It’s time to ReJoyce! See on on EMI Classics.
SATB a cappella. An arrangement of the original hymn tune from the opera “Dead Man Walking.” First performance: April 6, 2003 at Wichita State University. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
A 20-minute work for full orchestra featuring music from the opera Dead Man Walking. Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony; Andrew Litton, music director. Premiered June 28, 2002 at Meyerson Hall in Dallas, TX.
“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.