Ramas y Raíces: Songs from Latin America

Ramas Y Raices- Songs from Latin America

July 20 – 23, 2022 Spanning music from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico, Ramas y Raíces draws inspiration from the roots (raíces) of traditional dances to branches (ramas) that illustrate how the region’s musical tradition has grown to encompass art song, jazz influences, and more. In this program, Cantus blends solos and duets with full-ensemble pieces to […]

Cantus Presents: Legends & Lies – The Story of Till Eulenspiegel

In collaboration with the Bach Society of Minnesota April 29 – May 3, 2022 ​In Legends & Lies, Cantus and the Bach Society of Minnesota tell the story of the mischievous Till Eulenspiegel as he crosses a battle-weary Europe during the 30 Years’ War, rubbing shoulders with the ragged, the regimental, and the royal along the […]

Cantus presents: Covers – A Change is Gonna Come

Cantus kicks off summer with a high-energy homage to those who spark change. Inspired by Sam Cooke’s timeless anthem of the same name, Cantus’ 15th COVERS program blends the ensemble’s smooth vocal harmonies with the music of Marvin Gaye, Lady Gaga, Gloria Gaynor, and more. Join Cantus in a new venue and experience the versatility of the […]

Cantus Anniversary Concert and Gala

Since Cantus’ founding by a group of ambitious undergraduates at St. Olaf College, the ensemble has been shaped by the talents of more than 40 professional singers. Join us for a special anniversary celebration as we feature singers of Cantus past and present! The concert at the Ordway Concert Hall in Saint Paul will be […]

The Arts Partnership presents Sphinx Virtuosi with Border CrosSing

Since its founding in 2004, Sphinx Virtuosi has defined itself as the most diverse professional chamber orchestra in the country. This ensemble’s dynamic approach to music-making offers an experience of unmatched vibrancy for seasoned and new audiences alike. Comprised of 18 talented soloists, these artists tour annually as cultural ambassadors to communities far and wide. […]