Interview: Moby Dick Composer Jake Heggie on Finalizing the Production of His New Opera

In a few hours, the world will hear Jake Heggie’s opera Moby Dick for the first time. In the weeks leading up to the debut, Heggie felt confident that his work had come together, was polished and complete. With Moby Dick there were no horror stories of last minute revisions and added music. We spoke with Heggie about putting the finishing touches on his opera and seeing the entirety of the work take shape.