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22nd September 2015

As you visit this page, you are listening to “Where is my lady, o where is she gone?” from the opera Usher House, sung by tenor Christian Elsner, and excerpted from the PentaTone Classics recording. Learn more.

“Angel Heart” at Napa Valley Festival del Sole

26th July 2015

Festival del Sole presented its annual admission-free Community Concert on July 26, 2015 at Lincoln Theater, featuring Angel Heart, a music storybook with original music by award-winning composer Luna Pearl Woolf and original text by bestselling children’s author Cornelia Funke. A tender children’s story about a girl with a broken heart who meets a guardian angel, “Angel Heart” featured performances from cellist Matt Haimovitz, his all-cello ensemble Uccello, and celebrated vocalists Frederica von Stade and Lisa Delan, as well as the San Francisco Girls Chorus and Children’s Choir of St. Martin de Porres. Woolf’s original score is interwoven with familiar songs and lullabies by Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie, Engelbert Humperdinck, Irving Berlin, Lennon-McCartney, and more. Learn more.

U.S. Premiere of “Usher House”

8th January 2015

San Francisco Opera will present the U.S. premiere of Gordon Getty’s “Usher House” during the 2015-16 season. Read the press release.

His Moment In The Sun

11th November 2014

Lawrence A. Johnson interviews Gordon Getty for Chicago Classical Review on the occasion of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of Getty’s “Overture to Plump Jack”.

Gordon Getty at 80: The Poetic Justice

9th March 2014

Jeff Kaliss takes a look at Gordon Getty’s life and music in San Francisco Classical Voice.

Go Behind The Scenes

1st January 2014

Digital press kits, produced by Peter Rosen Productions, take you inside select compositions:

Joan and the Bells

Plump Jack

Usher House

Poor Peter and Four Dickinson Songs

The White Election

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