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Temple Emanu-El
2 Lake Street San Francisco, CA 94118
415-751-2535
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Recent Songs by Jake Heggie, Featuring Frederica von Stade
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5.0 average rating
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Thomas O'Leary Red Velvet
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80 reviews
21 stars
attended May 11 2009

Absolutely an outstanding event with a raft of highly talented and accomplished singers and musicians. Thanks to the presenters for organizing such a very special offering. Anyone interested in spending an enjoyable evening out should sign up...continued

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9 reviews
3 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
14 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..
Music at Meyer is extremely well organized. It is a friendly and acoustically pleasing...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

Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> Maxwell & Mary J. Blige Sarah Silverman <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America San Francisco Ballet's <em>Nutcracker</em> Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card <em>A Christmas Carol</em>