The “intellectually, emotionally and musically rich” (Star Tribune) men’s vocal ensemble Cantus is widely known for its trademark warmth and blend, innovatibe programming and its engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century. The Washington Post has hailed the Cantus sound as having both “exalting finesse” and “expressive power” and refers to the “spontaneous grace” of its music making.

Posted: Apr-25-2016
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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. 

Posted: Sep-29-2016
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For years, public radio listeners around the country have celebrated “Thanksgiving with Cantus” with American Public Media. A Harvest Home includes original arrangements of favorite hymns, American folk tunes as well as new compositions by Ysaye Barnwell, Byron Adams and pieces by Edvard Grieg, Felix Mendelssohn and Randall Thompson.

Posted: Sep-7-2014
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"War-themed programs can be heavy going musically, but this one was absorbingly nuanced."

— Minneapolis Star Tribune
Posted: Oct-17-2016
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Posted: Oct-21-2016