The Canticle of the Black Madonna — September 5 & 6
The world premiere of this original opera by librettist Tiziana DellaRovere and composer Ethan Gans-Morse. Set in Louisiana in 2010, the story chronicles the journey of an American soldier returning from Afghanistan with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Through a combination of modern and ancient music, the work ultimately reveals a primal force of healing love which transforms them both forever and touches all who witness it. Performed in English with English supertitles, directed by Kristine McIntyre, starring Michael Mayes, Gwendolyn Brown, and Lindsey Cafferky. Orchestra directed by Maestro Ryan Heller. Two performances, September 5 and 6, at 7:30 p.m. Get more information and reserve tickets through the opera website.
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Portland, OR 97205