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Review of Maureen Batt's Performance of Ross' "The Passive-Aggressive's Guide to Mother Goose"!


Classic Concerts NS recently reviewed the Halifax performance of Crossing Borders: Realities Blurred, featuring soprano Maureen Batt and pianist Cheryl Duvall. I was very excited to see a fun and favorable review of the duo's performance of my comedic song cycle, "The Passive-Aggressive's Guide to Mother Goose".

Live Recording of "Chicago and December" Available for Streaming NOW!


I was lucky to have soprano Sarah Thompson Johansen and pianist Stephen Uhl perform my extended art song/monodrama "Chicago and December" this last Friday, May 27th, 2017. It was recorded in Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University in Chicago. I was also blessed to get permission and support from the wonderful poet W. S. Di Piero in using his poem for the text of this work. You can take a listen HERE!!!

Ross Signs to PARMA Recordings!!!


I am excited to announce that I have signed with PARMA Recordings/Navona Records and Naxos America in bringing my opera "The Great God Pan" to recording in Summer of 2017! So excited to be a new member of the PARMA family! Read more about it HERE!


New Blog Post: How Writing Two Operas in a Year Helped Me to Understand Grief


New blog post is up, discussing my year-long process with grief, and how the creative process through two operas helped me come to understand and surrender to its importance. I hope my perspective can be helpful! Enjoy!

Ross is on Episode 44 of "Doing the Work" with Matthan Ring Black!!!


Very excited to hear the newest episode of the "Doing the Work Podcast" with Matthan Black, featuring yours truly! We talk grief in the creative process, my career in New Opera, horror movies, Synesthesia, and being true to yourself. Shoutouts in this episode to Heather MeyerSarah Thompson JohansenRebecca KeilErin Moll, The Fourth Wall Ensemble, Katherine B. DalinKatherine ArathoonMaureen Batt, Second Inversion, and Kathleen Supove. Matthan is awesome to talk to, and if you are in the opera world, you should be giving this podcast a listen!


"The Passive-Aggressive's Guide to Mother Goose" - World Premiere of Ross Crean's Newest Song Cycle


I am so very excited to announce that my comedic song cycle "The Passive-Aggressive's Guide to Mother Goose" will receive its World Premiere in Philadelphia on March 13th and its Toronto premiere on March 20th. I have the pleasure of having it performed by the very talented soprano Maureen Batt and pianist Cheryl Duvall for their "Crossing Borders: Realities Blurred" tour! If any of my Philly friends can make it, I'll be there! Tickets are limited, so get them soon HERE!


"Lullabies for Trying Times" OUT NOW!!!


Well, the day has finally arrived! "Lullabies for Trying Times" is now available at iTunes and! What a whirlwind the last few months have been. Keep reading to get a bit of info on the new album.

"Lullabies for Trying Times" To Be Released November 18th!!!


Ross' newest album, "Lullabies for Trying Times", will be released on CD and digital formats November 18th. Written for his mother, who passed away from cancer this past July 2014, he gives a tribute of songs that she loved and wanted him to record for so many years. 

Ross Crean: Summerland Interview


I was recently interviewed by Alex Ghani and Rujanee Mahakanjana of Nebula Creatives, where we discussed the "Summerland: A Ghost Story" exhibit at the Loyola University Museum of Art, as well as my career as a performer and composer. You can watch and read the interviews here.

"Summerland: A Ghost Story" to Premiere in Chicago February 15th



Summerland: A Ghost Story will be premiering at the Loyola Museum of Art in Chicago on February 15th, 2014, and will be running until June 15th, 2014. For more information, go to the LUMA website right HERE!

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