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

Release Date: 10/29/2013
Label: Euroarts
Catalog Number: 2059658
Composer: Jake Heggie
Conductor: Patrick Summers
Number of Discs: 2

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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
MOBY-DICK

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, conductor

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

Bonus:
- 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


Works on This Recording
1. Moby Dick by Jake Heggie
Performer: Morgan Smith (Baritone), Jay Hunter Morris (Tenor), Stephen Costello (Tenor), Jonathan Lemalu (Bass Baritone), Talise Trevigne (Soprano)
Conductor: Patrick Summers
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