Ethan Gans-Morse is a critically-acclaimed composer and producer based in Oregon. He is best known for composing and producing the opera The Canticle of the Black Madonna, which The Oregonian called “A huge achievement… generous, carefully crafted and supremely compassionate,” and which Oregon ArtsWatch hailed as “One of the most exciting developments of the arts season.” Recent commissions include the chamber operas Dreams Have No Borders and Tango of the White Gardenia, the oratorio Six Feet Apart: Stories of Resilience and Transformation, and the program symphony How Can You Own The Sky?

Performances drew unanimous critical praise, particularly for Gans-Morse’s choral writing…

Oregon Quarterly, Fall 2014