Chanticleer — Then and There, Here and Now

September 10, 2018, 8:00 pm

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Chanticleer (Photo: Lisa Kohler)
Chanticleer (Photo: Lisa Kohler)

Chanticleer, the acclaimed men’s vocal ensemble, performs an eclectic program of works the Renaissance all the way up to today. Featuring works by a wide variety of composers, including Byrd, Richard Strauss, Gershwin, and Steven Sametz, hear this varied performance, which was recorded live at Ravinia Festival on July 31, 2018.


Gaude gloriosa, by Palestrina
Surrexit pastor bonus, by Lassus
O Clap Your Hands, by Gibbons

Ave verum corpus, by Byrd
Whispers, by Steven Stucky

Nude Descending a Staircase, by Allen Shearer
Now Is the Month of Maying, by Morley (arr. E. Price)
Stelle, vostra mercè l’eccelse sfere from Sirens, by Mason Bates
Il bianco e dolce cigno, by Arcadelt

Three Male Choruses, by Strauss

Vor den Türen
Fröhlich im Maien

Salve regina, by Salazar

I Have Had Singing, by Steven Sametz
“Summertime” from Porgy and Bess, Gershwin
(arr. K. Shaw)
“Dúlamán,” arr. Michael McGlynn
In Winter’s Keeping, by Jackson Hill
“Járbă, máré járbă,” arr. Stacy Garrop

“Creole Love Call,” Ellington (arr. Frommermann)
Bei mir bist du schön, Secunda (arr. Hinman)
“I Want to Die Easy,” arr. Parker and Shaw
Straight Street, by Alexander and Whitaker (arr. J. Jennings)