"The Priestess of Morphine" to be released March 12th, 2021!

The recording of Rosśa's monodrama with librettist Aiden K. Feltkamp, "The Priestess of Morphine," will be released by Navona/Naxos Records on March 12th, 2021. The nonbinary team of Crean and Feltkamp created this project as a tribute to Marie-Madeleine, the…

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Livestream Premiere of "Nightingale Songs" April 14th!!!

I hope everyone is doing well and staying healthy during these chaotic times. Since being in Quarantine, I have been written musical miniatures for several musicians. My friend and collaborator, librettist Bea Goodwin, approached me with several small poems several…

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"The Priestess of Morphine" Returns to Rhinofest!!!

Rosśa Crean’s operatic monodrama “The Priestess of Morphine” pays homage to Marie-Madeleine, the Jewish lesbian erotic writer whose works were sought to be destroyed by the Nazis during World War II. Born Gertrud Gunther in 1881, Marie-Madeleine published her first…

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World Premiere of "Hellville" by clarinetist Andy Hudson!

Clarinetist Andy Hudson will give the world premiere of Rosśa's cycle for clarinet and stomp boxes titled "Hellville," inspired by the artwork of Thomas Ott's graphic novel "Greetings from Hellville." This homage to surrealism takes place at 7:30pm on February…

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Call for Scores Announced!

Rosśa has announced an open call for scores from composers interested in writing for bass voice, either solo, with a solo instrument, or with experimental prerecorded or live electronics. For anyone interested, please send scores to ross@rosscrean.com with the subject…

"THE HARBINGERS" WORLD PREMIERE ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT 2019

The next installment of Rosśa Crean Presents features the world premiere of their newest opera "The Harbingers" on Halloween Night 2019 at the historic Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago. Created with librettist Kendra Leonard, the acapella opera tells the story of…