Everyone loves a good bedtime story, especially during the holiday season. "A Visit From St. Nicholas"? A classic. Better yet, who loves revisiting old Ebenezer Scrooge? In "Christmas with Cantus", you'll hear plenty of these seasonal classics, but with twists accompanied by beloved carols and newer holiday hits, all sung by this outstanding eight-member vocal ensemble.
Cantus, a nine voice vocal chamber ensemble, is committed to the excellent performance of significant music, both old and newly commissioned. Rehearsing and performing without a conductor or music director, Cantus’ stylistic versatility and eclectic programming have delighted critics and audiences since 1995. Gramophone Magazine has said that "Cantus sings with astonishing perfection of tone and diction," and that "the complexity of the music is fully expressed, the diction is perfect, the emotions alive.” Cantus shares its impeccable singing, engaging stage personality and heartfelt interpretations with audiences across the country as they tour and at home in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Through its work with thousands of student singers annually, Cantus champions male choral singing and encourages people of all ages to sing. Cantus is pleased to be able share its music through performances, clinics and recordings.