Rappahannock County
Composer: Ricky Ian Gordon
Composer Bio: Ricky Ian Gordon was born on May 15, 1956 in Oceanside, NY and raised on Long Island. After studying composition at Carnegie Mellon University, he settled in New York City, where he quickly emerged as a leading writer of vocal music that spans art song, opera, and musical theater. Mr. Gordon's songs have been performed and or recorded by such internationally renowned singers as Renee Fleming, Dawn Upshaw, Audra MacDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, the late Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Frederica Von Stade, Andrea Marcovicci, Harolyn Blackwell, and Betty Buckley, among many others.
Librettist: Mark Campbell
Other Artistic Personnel: Kevin Newbury (Director)
Rob Fisher (Conductor)
Wendall Harrington (Set Designer)
Robert Wierzel (Lighting Designer)
Premiere Date: April 12, 2011
Producing Company: Virginia Opera
Virginia Arts Festival
Modlin Center at the University of Richmond
TPAC at University of Texas
Description: A theatrical song-cycle written in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.
Video Clip:
Length: 01:30
Total Acts: Not Available
Contact: Beth Blickers
Address: Abrams Artists Agency
275 Seventh Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10001
E-mail Address: Beth.blickers@abramsart.com
Phone: 646-486-4601 x222
Composer Web Site: http://www.rickyiangordon.com/
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