CBM Featured at A.S.A Conference in Toronto
The Canticle of the Black Madonna was recently the main subject of a presentation by Dr. Colleen Renihan, professor of music at the University of Guelph, at the American Studies Association annual conference in Toronto, Canada. Her presentation was entitled Listening to Trauma, Singing Trauma, and the Negotiation of PTSD in Contemporary American Opera and explored the treatment of emotional trauma through the music of the opera. As Dr. Renihan explored in excerpts furnished from her presentation:
Dr. Renihan reports that her upcoming book will likely dedicate an entire chapter to an analysis of The Canticle of the Black Madonna.