Jack Beeson Centenary

Jack Beeson, one of the quintessential contemporary American opera composers has built a lasting legacy which includes ten operas on electrifying and epic subjects, riveting music, all-too American characters, as well as a rich catalog of songs, orchestral, and choral works. 2021 marks the auspicious centenary of Jack Beeson, and there is still time to plan your celebration of this important milestone. Tell us about your celebration plans!

Featured Works

Lizzie Borden, an opera in 3 acts or in one act (1965, arr.2013), 120’/90′
Dr. Heidegger and the Fountain of Youth, chamber opera in one act (1978), 40′
Sorry, Wrong Number, a conversational chamber opera in one act (1996), 40′
Hello Out There, chamber opera in one act (1953), 40′

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Watch this interview between Jack Beeson and Frank J. Oteri and find out everything about Beeson’s music!
Video courtesy of The ASCAP Foundation and made possible by a grant from The Cain Foundation.