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Heggie: Moby Dick / Hunter Morris, Summers, San Francisco Opera

Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2059658  
Composer:  Jake Heggie
Performer:  Morgan SmithStephen CostelloJay Hunter MorrisJonathan Lemalu,   ... 
Conductor:  Patrick Summers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera OrchestraSan Francisco Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 3 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Herman Melville’s epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into madness and puts his crew in mortal danger is brought to the stage in this thrilling production from San Francisco Opera.

Jake Heggie

Captain Ahab – Jay Hunter Morris
Greenhorn – Stephen Costello
Starbuck – Morgan Smith
Queequeg – Jonathan Lemalu
Pip – Talise Trevigne

San Francisco Opera Ballet
San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Ian Robertson)
Patrick Summers,
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Leonard Foglia, stage director
Robert Brill, set designer
Jane Greenwood, costume designer
Donald Holder, lighting designer
Keturah Stickann, choreographer
Recorded live from the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, October 2012

- Interviews with Jay Hunter Morris, Stephen Costello, Morgan Smith, Jonathan Lemalu, Talise Trevigne, Jake Heggie, Patrick Summers, Gene Scheer
- Production time-lapse: 24 hours on stage in 8 minutes

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Japanese, Hebrew
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 142 mins (opera) + 51 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1

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Works on This Recording

Moby Dick by Jake Heggie
Performer:  Morgan Smith (Baritone), Stephen Costello (Tenor), Jay Hunter Morris (Tenor),
Jonathan Lemalu (Bass Baritone), Talise Trevigne (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Summers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra,  San Francisco Opera Chorus

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