Chanticleer: An Orchestra of Voices

November 26, 2022, 4:00 pm

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portrait of the all-male ensemble in festive holiday attire around a decorated Christmas Tree

Music director Tim Keeler and assistant music director Gerrod Pagenkopf join Oliver to give a brief history of  the “world’s reigning male chorus” (The New Yorker) in advance of the ensemble’s return to Chicago for A Chanticleer Christmas.


All performances feature Chanticleer.

Howard Blake, arr. Adam Ward: Walking in the Air
Walking in the Air EP

Alexander Agricola: Regina Coeli
Chanticleer Records CR-8808

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Gaude gloriosa
There and There Here and Now
Warner Classics 0190295617783

Andrea Gabrieli: Magnificat à 12
Out of This World
Teldec 4509-96515-2

Anonymous (Basque, 16th century): El la don don
Anonymous (Spanish, 16th century): Ríu, ríu Chíu
Franz Biebl: Ave Maria
Our Heart’s Joy
Chanticleer Records CR-8803

Steven Edward Stucky:  “Lulajze, Jezuniu” from Cradle Songs
Colors of Love
Teldec 3984-24570-2

Traditional American, arr. M. Bartholomew & J. Erb: Shenandoah
J.W. Alexander/Jesse Whitaker, arr. Joseph Jennings: Straight Street
Out of This World
Teldec 4509-96515-2

Spiritual, arr. Joseph Jennings: Jerusalem in the Morning
Christmas with Chanticleer
Teldec 8573-85555-2