Twin Cities Concert Season

Storytelling is a wondrous and meaningful part of the holiday season. Christmas with Cantus reimagines three beloved stories: The Little Match Girl, Christmas or The Good Fairy, and The Nutcracker. Featuring narrated passages from these timeless holiday tales alongside familiar carols and new holiday classics, Christmas with Cantus reminds us of the meaning and joy of the season.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019, 11:00am | Westminster Hall in Minneapolis

Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:30pm | Fridley High School Auditorium

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7:30pm | Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley

Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2:00pm | Hamline United Methodist Church in St. Paul

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:30pm | Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church in Wayzata

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:00am | Colonial Church in Edina

Friday, December 20, 2019, 7:30pm | Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul

Saturday, December 21, 2019, 7:30pm | Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 3:00pm | Summit Center for Arts and Innovation in St. Paul

Few journeys on our planet are more dangerous than journeys across the oceans. There Lies the Home celebrates the courage and fortitude of early explorers who risked their lives on the tumultuous great blue unknown to make the world a little more connected. With riveting sea shanties such as Lowlands and Shenandoah, as well as the bombastic typhoon of Veljo Tormis’s Muistse Mere Laulud, There Lies the Home finally arrives back ashore with Edie Hill’s beautiful, haunting A True Heart is Waiting.

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Friday, March 20, 2020, 7:30pm | Westminster Hall in Minneapolis

Saturday, March 21, 2020, 7:30pm | Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 11:00am | Colonial Church of Edina

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 3:00pm | Wayzata Community Church in Wayzata

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 7:30pm | Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul

Since Cantus was founded by a group of ambitious undergraduates, the ensemble has been comprised of and shaped by the talents of more than 40 professional singers. Join us for this special 25th Anniversary celebration as we welcome back the singers of Cantus past and raise a glass to Cantus’ future! This evening will include an anniversary concert and gala to follow – and is sure to be the pinnacle of the season.

Sunday, May 3, 2020, 3:00pm | Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul

For more than a decade, Cantus’ Covers series has put its own distinctive spin on popular music from the ’50s to today. Now, Cantus is excited to feature many of your favorite tunes from Covers’ 13-year history in one powerhouse program of high-energy fun, and most importantly, the smoothest vocal harmonies you’ve come to know and love. Stay tuned for more information about how you—Cantus subscriber—can help us select the music you’d like to see in this show!

All performances at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis. Click on your preferred date below to purchase tickets.

Friday, June 5, 2020, 7:30pm

Saturday, June 6, 2020, 7:30pm

Friday, June 12, 2020, 7:30pm

Saturday, June 13, 2020, 7:30pm

Sunday, June 14, 2020, 3:00pm

Take a journey with Cantus into the land of fantasy and magic. Continuing Cantus’ tradition of highlighting solo voices and duets, Cantus draws on the work of composers who explore the miraculous and imaginary. This program centers on Donald Swann’s song cycle The Road Goes Ever On, settings of texts by J.R.R. Tolkien from his monumental work The Lord of the Rings and other writings about Tolkien’s Middle-earth universe.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 7:30pm | The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis (Presented in partnership with The Museum of Russian Art)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 7:30pm | Landmark Center in St. Paul (Presented in partnership with the Schubert Club)

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 7:30pm | American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis (Presented in partnership with the American Swedish Institute)

Friday, July 17, 2019, 11:00am | Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis