Art Song Meets Theatre: Jake Heggie on Jake Heggie
October 28, 2011
This evening of staged songs, featuring singers from The Opera Institute and Vocal Performance degree programs, is the culmination of a residency by renowned composer Jake Heggie (Moby Dick, Three Decembers, Dead Man Walking). Mr. Heggie will be at the piano, having coached the repertoire both musically and dramatically. The program will include selections from a new cycle marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11, plus songs on themes of war, spousal abuse, and duets from A Word or a Touch, about the persecution of gays during the Holocaust. Part of Boston University's 15th Annual Fall Fringe Festival.