October 13, 2016

Vox Luminis explores some of the earliest known J.S. Bach cantatas in an upcoming release entitled Actus Tragicus. The album, which is the ensemble's first on the Alpha Classics label, will be released in November 2016.

September 29, 2016

On October 3rd, 2016, celebrated vocal ensembles Cantus and Chanticleer will perform together, for the first time ever, at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. The performance will be broadcast live on Classical MPR. 

September 23, 2016

Venice Baroque Orchestra, Jordi Savall, and The Tallis Scholars are all to participate in Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima: Music and Arts From the Venetian Republic, a 19-day citywide, cross-disciplinary festival, which again relies heavily on European performers.

August 18, 2016

Alliance Artist Management welcomes The Crossing, a chamber choir led by conductor Donald Nally, to its outstanding roster of vocal ensembles which already includes Cantus, The Tallis Scholars, and Vox Luminis.

July 25, 2016

Irish Chamber Orchestra is gearing up for a busy 2016-17 season, which includes collaborations with artistic partners Hungarian conductor Gábor Tákacs Nagy and clarinettist / composer Jörg Widmann. 

July 21, 2016

Vox Luminis founder & director Lionel Meunier is featured on a July 2016 episode of The Classical Network's 'Cadenza' webcast.

July 20, 2016

Jordi Savall's Les Éléments was awarded a 2016 Echo Klassik prize for "Symphonic Recording (music up to and including 18th century).

July 5, 2016

The Crossing is included in a Q2 Music article highlighting ten cutting-edge artists and ensembles that capture the imagination in 2016.

June 22, 2016

So Percussion has announced its 2016 Summer Institute concert series, which will take place in Princeton, NJ in July. 


June 21, 2016

The Ensō String Quartet will welcome celebrated violinist/violist Yura Lee in the 2016-17 season. Ms. Lee is replacing first violinist, and founding member, Maureen Nelson, who has accepted a coveted position with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.

June 16, 2016

The Irish Chamber Orchestra begins its first of a three-year artist residency at the Kilkenny Arts Festival in August 2016. 

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.  

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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. 

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