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The “engaging” (New Yorker) men’s vocal ensemble Cantus is widely known for its trademark warmth and blend, innovative programming and 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: Aug-16-2017
Latest News

Cantus has announced its 2017-18 Season, with highlights including a new commission by New York composer Gabriel Kahane, a performance of Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” and a pre-season collaboration with Sweet Honey in the Rock.

Posted: Jun-20-2017
Latest Recording

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
Latest Acclaim

"To the rescue comes Cantus ... this is the group’s most warm and nostalgic Christmas program of recent years, one with a soft touch and a kind of Norman Rockwell aesthetic."

— St. Paul Pioneer Press
Posted: Dec-12-2016
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Posted: Oct-21-2016