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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. The Philadelphia Inquirer called the group nothing short of “exquisite.”

Posted: Jun-13-2019
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Cantus recently visited the Twin Cities Public Television studios to perform its rendition of Joni Mitchell's song River. The ensemble has been giving concerts of the full Joni Mitchell album, Blue, as part of its 2018-19 season. 

Posted: Jun-21-2019
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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
Latest Acclaim

"There are stacks of Christmas choir events to choose from over the holiday period. But for its exceptional combination of charm, thoughtfulness and sheer vocal quality it would be difficult to beat this one."

— Minneapolis Star Tribune
Posted: Dec-13-2019
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Posted: Sep-23-2019