Sing LOUDER is a new podcast Jake crafted with a crew of opera lovers about the daunting, high-wire act of life as an opera singer. Listen to Episodes Now.
“The Work at Hand” is the second pre-release EP derived from “Unexpected Shadows”, songs composed by Jake Heggie and performed by mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, cellist Matt Haimovitz, with the composer at the piano. ‘The Work at Hand’ sets poetry by the late Laura Morefield, in which she describes the difficult and deeply human experience of [more]
Jake discusses his inspirations, and some of his inspirational compositions are played along with his own recordings in this live “book club for chamber music” hosted by Owen Dalby and Meena Bhasin, artistic directors of Noe Music (formerly Noe Valley Chamber Music). Selections of his recording Recorded May 7, 2020. (This video can be viewed [more]
World Premiere – Jake Heggie, Full Circle Fifty for Flute, Cello, and Piano Carol Wincenc, flute Brook Speltz, cello Jake Heggie, piano Carol Wincenc 50th Anniversary Season Feb. 6, 2020
Earthrise by Jake Heggie. Commissioned by the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Aloysia Friedmann, Artistic Director. The work honors Bill Anders, Apollo 8 astronaut, photographer of the iconic photo, OICMF patron, and saw fan. Premiered August, 2017. Performed by Anita Orne (saw) and the Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching – violin, William Fedkenheuer – violin, John [more]
KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando previews Jake Heggie’s new opera “Great Scott.”
Jake Heggie, composer Simone McIntosh, mezzo-soprano Leona Cheung, piano SONGFEST 2017 – songfest.us
Dead Man Walking at Houston Grand Opera, 2011. Joyce DiDonato, Frederica von Stade, Philip Cutlip, John Packard, Patrick Summers and Anthony Freud discuss HGO’s production of Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking. Music by Jake Heggie, Libretto by Terrence McNally, Based on the novel by Sister Helen Prejean.
Acclaimed composer Jake Heggie and San Diego Opera General & Artistic Director Ian Campbell explore the creation of Heggie’s 2010 opera, Moby-Dick, based on Herman Melville’s classic novel, and what went into the composition of this stunning theatrical showpiece. In a lively and engaging conversation, the two discuss Heggie’s artistic process, his unique musical language, [more]
Herman Melville’s epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into madness and puts his crew in mortal danger is brought to the stage in this thrilling production from San Francisco Opera.