Did you know that two of Jack Beeson’s operas – Dr. Heidegger’s Fountain of Youth , and The Sweet Bye and Bye were premiered in November? The characters and stories of Beeson’s operatic world still rings surprisingly true in today’s society, whether it is the complicated story behind a religious sect, the eternal quest for the metaphorical and unattainable fountain, or even that individual whose gradual descent to madness and violence was a product of her volatile surroundings. The centennial of the legacy composer will be celebrated in summer of 2021. Explore the entire catalog of Jack Beeson’s operas from spectacular fully-staged works to riveting solo acts, as well as his works for orchestra, chorus, and his rich collection of songs. Please share with us your exciting plans for this auspicious milestone!
(In collaboration with the Estate of Jack Beeson and our friends at Boosey & Hawkes)
(In conjunction with the Estate of Jack Beeson and our friends at Boosey & Hawkes
Featured photo by Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times/Redux