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Temple Emanu-El
2 Lake Street San Francisco, CA 94118
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Thomas O'Leary
Red Velvet 202 events 81 reviews

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

reviewed May 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Frederick J. Baumer
26 events 9 reviews

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.

reviewed May 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from joanr
50 events 9 reviews

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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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.


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

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