The Black Madonna’s Coming to Portland!

The Canticle of the Black Madonna, the opera I composed with my partner Tiziana DellaRovere, is coming to Portland, OR in September, 2014, via our non-profit, Anima Mundi Productions. Full details...
Black Madonna Opera Website Revised

Black Madonna Opera Website Revised

Since the 2013 workshop premiere of The Canticle of the Black Madonna, there have been so many new developments and so many beautiful pictures and audio clips to share that I’ve developed a completely new website for our opera-oratorio. Check it out at...
Canticle of the Black Madonna Workshop Premiere

Canticle of the Black Madonna Workshop Premiere

The Canticle of the Black Madonna, our opera-oratorio three years in the making, will have its workshop premiere on Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 pm in Beall Concert Hall on the University of Oregon Campus in Eugene, Oregon. Author, poet, and artist Tiziana...
The Ambrosia Ensemble: “Sacred Moments”

The Ambrosia Ensemble: “Sacred Moments”

Tomorrow, May 10, The Ambrosia Ensemble, the group that I founded in 2010, is premiering four excerpts from the opera I’m composing, The Canticle of the Black Madonna, as well as two beautiful new motets by Northwest composers Diana Rosenblum and Robert...
“Ave Maria” One of PVC’s “Best of the Northwest”

“Ave Maria” One of PVC’s “Best of the Northwest”

I just learned that my Ave Maria for mixed choir will be performed by The Portland Vocal Consort, one of the premiere professional vocal ensembles of the Pacific Northwest. The concert, entitled the “Best of the Northwest,” features a number of highly...