Tag Archives: Jake Heggie

Baritone Michael Mayes is the quintessential Joseph De Rocher. (credit: Tom Grosscup)

Dead Man Walking comes alive in new Atlanta Opera production

Mark Gresham | 28 JAN 2019 This Saturday, The Atlanta Opera kicks off a four-performance run of a contemporary operatic masterpiece, Dead Man Walking, by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Terrence McNally. Since its premiere in 2000, Dead Man […]

Review: Atlanta Opera’s “Out of Darkness: Two Remain” makes for emotionally powerful drama

by Mark Gresham | 11 APR 2018 The Atlanta Opera is halfway through their latest Discovery Series production, “Out of Darkness: Two Remain,” by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer. I attended on Friday night, the second performance […]