Moby-Dick
Composer: Jake Heggie
Librettist: Gene Scheer
Other Artistic Personnel: Leonard Foglia (Director)
Original Cast: Ben Heppner (Captain Ahab)
Jonathan Beyer (Captain Gardiner)
Keron Jackson (Daggoo)
Stephen Hall (First Sailor)
Allan Glassman (Flask)
Stephen Costello (Ishmael)
Talise Trevigne (Pip)
Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg)
John Bates (Second Sailor)
Morgan Smith (Starbuck)
Robert Orth (Stubb)
Brian Rosewell (Tashtego)
Premiere Date: April 30, 2010
Producing Company: The Dallas Opera, San Francisco Opera, San Diego Opera, Calgary Opera, State Opera of South Austral
Description: A two-act opera chronicling Captain Ahab's obsessive search for the great whale.
Character List (Major): Ahab (ten)
Greenhorn (Ten)
Queequeg (bar)
Starbuck (bar)

Character List (Minor): Pip(sop)
Flask (ten)
Stubb (bar)
Captain Gardiner (bar)


Reviews: A Role for the Roiling Sea as Ahab Hunts His Whale - The New York Times 5/2/2010
Video Clip:
Length: 03:00
Total Acts: 2
Chorus: 40-voice men's chorus
Orchestration: 3 fl, 3 ob, 3 cl, 3 bsn - 4 hrn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn - timp, 2 perc, harp - str
Contact: Jonathan Pell
Address: The Dallas Opera
Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora Street, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone: 214-443-1043
Composer Web Site: http://www.jakeheggie.com
Librettist Web Site: www.genescheer.com
Publisher Web Site: http://www.dallasopera.org
Schedule of Performances Listings
Moby-Dick (Heggie)
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - San Francisco Opera
Moby-Dick (Heggie)
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - San Diego Opera Association
Moby-Dick (Heggie)
Saturday, January 28, 2012 - Calgary Opera Association
Moby-Dick (Heggie)
Friday, April 30, 2010 - Dallas Opera
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