November 13, 2012

Lessons from Jake Heggie

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Highly renowned composer and pianist Jake Heggie will visit Cornell’s music department from Thursday to Saturday for a master class and panel discussion with fellow visiting artist, Gene Scheer. Heggie will accompany his own songs and arias at a final recital at 8 p.m. on Saturday at Barnes Hall. The Sun spoke with Heggie over the phone last Saturday morning about the inspiration he finds in opera, his personal past struggles and this year’s elections.

Original Author: Danyoung Kim