The Canticle of the Black Madonna trailer & featurette

4-minute trailer about our first opera, which The Oregonian called “A huge achivement… Generous, carefully crafted and supremely compassionate.”


Six Feet Apart trailer

Multimedia pandemic oratorio featuring the HEX Vocal Ensemble, Brightwork NewMusic, and video design by Camilla Tassi. Watch the entire program for free HERE.


How Can You Own The Sky? mini-documentary

A 7.5-minute documentary about our Native American program symphony


Prayer to the Mother

“Prayer to the Mother,” a new art song performed by Takesha Meshé Kizart-Thomas, soprano, and Artina McCain, piano. Poetry by Tiziana DellaRovere.


Purity

A setting of Tiziana DellaRovere’s mystical writings.
Written for and premiered as part of the N.E.O. Voice Festival.


Kyrie

A minimalist response composed shortly after the events of September 11, 2001.
Published by See-a-dot Music Publishing


Tango of the White Gardenia

An excerpt from our 2018 opera, Tango of the White Gardenia, produced by Cascadia Chamber Opera. This was a touring community/education production captured on a phone (the piece still hasn’t been recorded professionally). Read about it here.

Dance vignettes from the opera performed by the Redwood Tango Ensemble in a 2017 concert presented by Tango Sin Fin and Chamber Music Northwest

“How Can You Own The Sky?”

  • Music by Ethan Gans-Morse
  • The Rogue Valley Symphony
  • Martin Majkut, Conductor

First Movement (excerpt)
Fourth Movement (excerpt) Click here to hear the complete work, view perusal score, and more


“Six Feet Apart: Stories of Resilience and Transformation (excerpt)”

  • Music by Ethan Gans-Morse
  • Poetry by Tiziana DellaRovere
  • Lindsay Abdou, Mezzo
  • HEX Vocal Ensemble with Brightwork newmusic

Click here to watch the entire multimedia video work


“Black Am I” from The Canticle of the Black Madonna (excerpt)

  • Music by Ethan Gans-Morse
  • Libretto by Tiziana DellaRovere
  • Dr. Karen Esquivel, Contralto


“Mara’s Lament” from The Canticle of the Black Madonna (excerpt)

  • Music by Ethan Gans-Morse
  • Libretto by Tiziana DellaRovere
  • Catherine Olson, Soprano


“The Longing” from Tango of the White Gardenia (excerpt)

  • Music by Ethan Gans-Morse
  • Libretto by Tiziana DellaRovere
  • Dr. Karen Esquivel, Mezzo-Soprano/Contralto
  • David Gustafson, Tenor


“Water Dance” from Bucolic Dances

  • Composed by Ethan Gans-Morse


Surrender

  • Music by Ethan Gans-Morse
  • Poetry by Tiziana DellaRovere
  • Performed by the Portland Vocal Consort


Father, How Long Must I Wait?

  • Music & Poetry by Ethan Gans-Morse


Chagall’s Dream

  • Composed and performed (piano) by Ethan Gans-Morse


Five Miniatures for Solo Piano

  • Composed by Ethan Gans-Morse

 

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