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December 6, 2016

Donald Nally and The Crossing have been nominated for the Best Choral Performance Grammy Award for the recording of Thomas Lloyd's Bonhoeffer. 

December 1, 2016

The Fifth Century, which features The Crossing and conductor Donald Nally performing new music by Gavin Bryars, is included in Chicago Tribune's list of best classical albums of 2016.

November 30, 2016

Vox Luminis is featured in a November 2016 article on the popular classical music network Classic FM. The feature includes a video of the vocal ensemble performing Thomas Tallis's motet 'If ye love me' live at the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge. 

November 22, 2016

Tallis Scholars will premiere two winning works composed by recipients of the National Centre of Early Music's 2017 Young Composers Award. 

The two works will be premiered at a public concert at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on September 16, 2017. The performance will be recorded for broadcast on Radio 3’s Early Music Show.

November 8, 2016

Vox Luminis' recording of Fux & Kerll Requiems is Editors Choice in the November 2016 issue of Gramophone Magazine. 

October 27, 2016

The Tallis Scholars' founder and conductor Peter Phillips discusses Bach, The Beatles, and more in an October 2016 interview with The Guardian. 

October 19, 2016

So Percussion has been awarded a 2016 Bessie Award for work on Rebecca Lazier's There Might Be Others at New York Live Arts.

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.  

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.

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