Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January 2020View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
EventsReviewsArticlesVideo
Flag of United States

Composer: Heggie, Jake (b. 1961)

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings | Heggie
Fact file
Year of birth1961
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
July 2020
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
29300102030405
06070809101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930310102
03040506070809
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Upcoming eventsSee more...

AmsterdamLilian Farahani and Maurice Lammerts van Bueren

© Allard Willemse
Heggie, Strauss R., Poulenc, Ramirez, Granados, Piazzolla
Lilian Farahani; Maurice Lammerts van Bueren

LondonAilish Tynan, Iain Burnside

Wolf, Duparc, Berlioz, Bachelet, Strauss R., Ives, Heggie, Larsen, Bolcom
Ailish Tynan; Iain Burnside

New York CityDead Man WalkingNew production

Heggie: Dead Man Walking
Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Ivo van Hove; Metropolitan Opera; Kensho Watanabe; Jan Versweyveld; An D'Huys; Latonia Moore
Latest reviewsSee more...

Riotous American repertoire from the Hallé

Cristian Măcelaru © Adriane White
Cristian Măcelaru conducts The Hallé in music by Copland, Bernstein and Gershwin, plus his own arrangement of Jake Heggie's Moby Dick.
****1
Read more

Dead Man Walking receives thrilling UK staged premiere at RCS

Carolyn Holt (Sister Helen) © Tim Morozzo

Dead Man Walking receives its UK stages premiere at RCS with two barnstorming central performances and a huge cast. Conductor James Holmes brought this modern American classic to passionate life.

****1
Read more

Atlanta Opera presents Dead Man Walking

Jamie Barton (Sister Helen Prejean) and Michael Mayes (Joseph De Rocher) © Jeff Roffman
Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking is credited as being the most performed 21st-century opera, and with good reason.
****1
Read more

Heggie creates a new holiday tradition for the opera world

Golda Schultz (Clara) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
A wonderfully realized production at San Francisco Opera of Jake Heggie's operatic version of a holiday classic. 
*****
Read more

Crime, punishment, forgiveness, redemption: Dead Man Walking finally reaches London

Michael Mayes (Joseph de Rocher) © Mark Allan | Barbican
Jake Heggie's spectacular vocal writing combine with Terence McNally's perfectly paced libretto to provide intense music drama which forces you to confront darkness.
*****
Read more