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And the bright evening star with golden creast
Appeare out of the East.
Fayre childe of beauty, glorious lampe of love
That all the host of heaven in ranks doost lead,
And guydest lovers through the nights dread,
How chearefully thou lookest from above,
And seemst to laugh atweene thy twinkling light
As joying in the sight.
— Edmund Spenser, Epithalamion (286-293)

Opera

A Conversation with Jake Heggie – Composer of the Moby-Dick Opera

Enjoy this conversation between Ian Campell and Jake Heggie, composer of the Moby-Dick Opera. The opera had its premiere at the Dallas Opera in Dallas, Texas only two years ago on April 30, 2010. Since then it has been performed to enthusiastic audiences at the San Diego Opera, State Opera of South Australia, and the Calgary Opera. Moby-Dick will next be performed by the San Francisco Opera on October 10, 13, 18, 21, 23, 26, 30 and November 2, 2012.

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