Venue Details

4 Star Starred
Temple Emanu-El
2 Lake Street San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 751-2535
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Member Tips

Marco
The 33 Stanyan and 1 California buses are handy.
info May 12 2009 star this tip starred
Marco
The house is comfortable, but the 'hood can draw a damp wind. Bring layers for arrival/departure.
info May 12 2009 star this tip starred

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended May 11 2009

Fantastic evening of incredible music! Jake continues to amaze w/ his inspired and often haunting melodies and the outstanding soloists really did his work justice. The instrumentalists accompanying the soloists did an excellent job as well.

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9 reviews
6 stars
attended May 11 2009

Jake Heggie served as a congenial host introducing his friends as well as accompanying almost all of the singers. All great voices and interpretations..
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8 reviews
3 stars
attended May 11 2009

A memorable evening; perhaps not entirely so, but the highlights were remarkably high. Jake Heggie's art songs showed breadth; from touching to hilarious. There were a... continued

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Description

Set to texts by Terrence McNally, Armistead Maupin, Eugenia Zukerman, Gene Scheer, Raymond Carver and others, Heggie’s songs explore a range of human drama with lyricism, theatricality and humor. Final concert includes special artists reception.

Featuring:

Emily Albrink and Kristin Clayton, sopranos

Catherine Cook, mezzo-soprano

Nicholas Phan, tenor; Brian Leerhuber, baritone

John Lindstrom, bass-baritone

Julie McKenzie, flute; Carey Bell, clarinet

David Henderson, saxophone; Dawn Harms, violin

Emil Miland, cello; Richard Worn, bass

Jake Heggie, piano

About the Ticket Supplier: Music at Meyer

Music at Meyer is now established as one of the premier concert series in the Bay Area. It is a chance to start the week off right with beautiful music in a perfect setting - the Martin Meyer Sanctuary at Temple Emanu-El.

Music at Meyer showcases the most talented, visionary musicians across genres in the intimate, acoustically superb setting of Congregation Emanu-El's 375-seat Martin Meyer Auditorium.