Jake Heggie is considered a relative rarity among modern composers -- someone who can write music that is not just challenging, but rewarding for performers and audiences as well. Though best known for his vocal writing, including art song, song cycles, and the highly acclaimed opera Dead Man Walking, he is also an accomplished orchestral composer and pianist.
He studied both piano and composition, the latter privately under the tutelage of Ernst Bacon. He later entered the University of California,… Show more
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