The Canticle of the Black Madonna

A new opera in two acts

By Ethan Gans-Morse &
Tiziana DellaRovere

Welcome to The Canticle of the Black Madonna

Posted on Dec 1, 2014

Welcome to The Canticle of the Black Madonna

A Soldier’s Journey from the Desolation of War to the Healing Embrace of Love The opera is streaming free for a limited time! Watch Now Called “One of the most exciting developments of the arts season” by Oregon ArtsWatch, The Canticle of the Black Madonna is a new opera by librettist Tiziana DellaRovere and composer Ethan Gans-Morse which premiered in Portland, Oregon on...

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Endorsement from Vietnam Combat Veteran

Posted on Mar 1, 2014

Endorsement from Vietnam Combat Veteran

The Canticle of the Black Madonna recently received a powerful endorsement from Vietnam combat veteran and 20 year career army officer, Bill Ritch. Mr. Ritch was awarded the Silver Star, the nation’s third highest award for bravery in combat. He graduated from United State Military Academy at West Point and returned there to teach for six years. His last tour of duty was the Professor of...

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Support the Opera with Fred Meyer Rewards

Posted on Feb 10, 2014

Support the Opera with Fred Meyer Rewards

Great news, Opera fans! Now there’s an easy way to contribute to The Canticle of the Black Madonna every time you shop at Fred Meyer. All you need to do is link your link your Rewards Card to our non-profit organization at fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. Use the NPO number 87907, and at the end of each quarter, Fred Meyer will make a donation to The Canticle of the Black Madonna based on the...

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National Opera Association Featured Article

Posted on Feb 2, 2014

National Opera Association Featured Article

Recently, The Canticle of the Black Madonna composer Ethan Gans-Morse was interviewed by Ruth Dobson, the editor of The Sacred in Opera Newsletter—a publication of the National Opera Association. This nationally-distributed newsletter features articles exploring the sacred aspect of both historical and contemporary operas as well as interviews with the musicians, composers and producers creating...

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A Warm Reception at CMAC in Vancouver

Posted on Jan 30, 2014

A Warm Reception at CMAC in Vancouver

Anima Mundi Productions’ very own Director of Development and Outreach, Monique Dupre, shares her recent experiences of being invited by the Community Military Appreciation Committee to share information about the many direct services we are offering the Portland/Vancouver veteran community.  When I pulled into the crowded parking lot on a frosty morning I knew I was in the right place by...

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