News
May 23, 2016

Vocal ensembles Cantus and Chanticleer will perform together for the first time ever on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. The concert will take place at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.

April 19, 2016

The Oratorio Society of Minnesota orchestra and chorus perform Voices of Light on Friday, April 15, at the Cathedral of St. Paul and again on Friday, April 22, at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Both performances coincide with showings of the silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc. Richard Einhorn joined Steve Staruch in the MPR studio to talk about this modern masterpiece.

Richard Einhorn and Classical MPR's Steve Staruch
April 14, 2016

Vox Luminis performed at the L'Oratoire du Louvre in Paris in April 2016, with a program of music by Bach, Pachelbel, and Buxtehude. 

April 8, 2016

Cantus is the recipient of the 2016 Dale Warland Singers Commission Award, awarded by Chorus America.

February 12, 2016

So Percussion will perform with Shara Worden and Buke & Gase at the 2016 Eaux Claires Music Festival. The festival, curated by Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, will take place on August 12-13, 2016 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

February 11, 2016

WQXR is streaming an intimate February 2016 performance with Cantus live at The Greene Space. The ensemble's 'Four Loves' program explores the complexities of love with works by Poulenc, Grieg, Beethoven and Kurt Elling, paired with newly commissioned pieces by David Lang, Joseph Gregorio, Ysaye Barnwell and Roger Treece.

February 9, 2016

On a recent stop in Virginia, Cantus met with the vocal ensemble Canticleer for an impromptu performance of 'Ave Maria' at a local bar. The performance was captured on video and uploaded to the Chanticleer Facebook page, where it has been viewed more than one million times. 

February 3, 2016

The influential website The Daily Beast named So Percussion among the 40 most intriguing musicians of 2016.

January 29, 2016

On Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 7:30pm PT, Second Inversion presents a live broadcast of So Percussion, presented by the University of Washington World Series. This performance kicks off a week-long residency with UW World Series and UW School of Music.

January 26, 2016

Vox Luminis embarks on a US tour in February 2016, with programs devoted to the music of the Bach family and Domenico Scarlatti.

January 22, 2016

So Percussion will give four performances at the 2016 Lincoln Center Festival, with programs devoted to the music of Steve Reich, Bryce Dessner, David Lang, and more.  

For more information on the performances in July 2016, visit:
http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org


January 22, 2016

The Irish Chamber Orchestra has been nominated in the Best Opera category at the 2016 Irish Theatre Awards, for its collaboration with Irish Youth Opera and Lime Tree Theatre on the production of Handel's Agrippina.

January 20, 2016

Voices of Light / The Passion of Joan of Arc will be screened as part of the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival, April 28 - May 1.

January 20, 2016

Tallis Scholars are featured in an in-depth post on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 'Sounds & Stories' blog. The post explores the ensemble's role in the revival of Renaissance music. 

January 20, 2016

Jordi Savall is a 2016 International Classical Music Award Winner, for his involvement on the album Guerre et Paix, which is named "Best Collection."


January 16, 2016

In 2016, So Percussion will embark on a retrospective project highlighting the ensemble's 15 years of commissioning new works for percussion quartet. 

January 15, 2016

Tallis Scholars' Tintinnabuli record has been included on ArkivMusic's Best of 2015 List. The record presents music by Arvo Pärt, in celebration of the composer's 80th birthday.


January 12, 2016

So Percussion and composer / percussionist Glenn Kotche will release a collaborative album, Drumkit Quartets, on February 26th, 2016 on Cantaloupe Music.

January 5, 2016

The Bandcamp blog recently published a feature on So Percussion, exploring the ensemble's role in contemporary percussion music. 

January 2, 2016

Enso String Quartet will tour Australia in May and June 2016, as part of Musica Viva Australia's 2016 International Concert Season. 

December 21, 2015

In October 2015, So Percussion joined JACK Quartet in the Out of the Box marathon, which presented New York and world premieres by 17 composers over the course of six hours. 

December 17, 2015

Classical Radio Boston, 99.5 WCRB presents The Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, on WCRB’s Sunday Night Special at 7pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015. The program can be listened to online at www.classicalwcrb.org

November 23, 2015

So Percussion is featured on Houston Public Media's Classical Classroom program, which provides the story of the creation of a piece of classical music.

November 5, 2015

Venice Baroque Orchestra has been awarded the Concert Recording of the Year prize at the 2015 Echo Klassik Awards for the Vivaldi album recorded with mandolinist Avi Avital.

October 30, 2015

Cantus recently visited the Colorado Public Radio studios and performed music by composer Ysaye Barnwell. 

September 4, 2015

The Tallis Scholars release a video tribute for Pärt's 80th birthday. Gramophone premieres the video here.

September 1, 2015

Read a So Percussion Year in Review written by member Adam Sliwinski. The piece offers firsthand detail on a busy 2014-15 season that included performances with the LA Philharmonic (broadcast live on NPR), collaborations with Bryce Dessner, and a set at the Bonnaroo Festival.

 

June 29, 2015

This week's Continuum on New Orleans' WWHO features the playing of Jordi Savall.

June 15, 2015

A Far Cry was named "2015 Best Classical Musical Ensemble" in Boston Magazine's annual Best of Boston issue.

June 10, 2015

Tallis Scholars' 2000th concert will take place on September 21st, 2015 at St Johns Smith Square in London. The concert will also launch the 2015 London International A Cappella Choir Competition, a competition started by Peter Phillips in 2014.

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