An international performer of spellbinding power

On Stage

Ann enthralls and inspires with her rich, four octave voice, dramatic presence and soul-stirring music.

Off Stage

Ann’s insightful books, award-winning film work and varied TV appearances draw a growing fan base.

In Person

Ann’s keynote talks, workshops, community activism and writings encourage healing, self-expression and growth.

The Magic of Seven - Seven Decades of Spirit in Story and Song

Ann Mortifee in Concert

Two Nights Only!
Legendary singer ANN MORTIFEE takes us on a magical adventure weaving stories and songs from seven decades of her life which began in South Africa and has led her around the globe.
In this rare concert appearance, Ann will be accompanied by a trio of brilliant musicians: Ed Henderson (guitar), Finn Manniche (cello and guitar) and Bill Sample (keyboards).

Musical Director: Ed Henderson
Producer: Valerie Hennell

Ann by Numbers

316 songs, 10 albums, 30+ North American/International concert tours … and more

Reviews

Singer

When I am singing, something powerful and transcendent connects me with others in a beautiful way.

Composer, Librettist, Songwriter

I love writing music and lyrics because they keep me growing and discovering what really matters.

Author

I hope the words which come through me encourage people in their journey forward.

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Trading a Gun for a Guitar Benefit Concert

I am thrilled to join my sister Jane and the brilliant group of musicians she has brought together for a concert that will help change lives. The thought of children being forced to bear arms and commit unspeakable acts of violence is heartbreaking. Thankfully, people like Fazineh Keita and Ava…

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Dining with the Queen

On the day that I was dine with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as the date of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, I was in rehearsal for a play. “Don’t worry about sending a car for me,” I had told the prime minister. I would simply…

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The Truth of the Moment

I was beside myself with terror. I had been invited to facilitate a workshop on singing at Hollyhock Farm, a centre of learning, connection and culture on Cortes Island, British Columbia. However, I had never done anything like that before and didn’t know where to even begin. Ann with the…

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From Tunisia to Kairos

I had been travelling for over three years and didn’t know whether I would ever return to singing. Then, in the city of Tunis, where I was spending a few days, a remarkable experience showed me that power that music has to reach beyond prejudice, fear and alienation. A memorable…

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Ann Sings at SFU Film Premiere Event

An Evening of Storytelling and Film Thu, September 8, 2016, 7:00 PM | Doors at 6:30 PM Where: Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St. Free: RSVP HERE Love at Second Sight is a 25 minute film that transforms attitudes about appearance and encourages acceptance of self…

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Everyone Can Sing: Workshop in Summerland, Sept. 2, 2016

The inaugural Marginal Arts Festival, inspired by George Ryga, is taking place in beautiful Summerland, BC, September 1 to 4. I hope you can join us! George was the gifted playwright who gave the world THE ECSTASY OF RITA JOE. His seminal play opened peoples’ eyes to the reality that…

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