Inside the Mind of Jake Heggie

by Suzanne Calvin

There are few things in the world of journalism more satisfying than a great interview and there’s a great interview with composer Jake Heggie in “The Cornell Daily Sun” conducted over the phone by Danyoung Kim. Jake and librettist Gene Scheer are going to be on campus for a master class and panel discussion.

One of the questions prompted Jake to describe how casting tenor Ben Heppner to originate the role of Ahab in the Dallas Opera’s 2010 world premiere of “Moby-Dick” “actually defined…the sound world and the physical world of that person” for the composer. 

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Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media and PR

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