Concert II - Alone Together Holiday with Cantus   « Back


Cantus - contributed photo
Dec. 1, 2018 (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
Dec. 2, 2018 (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Sentry Theater

1800 Northpoint Drive

Stevens Point, WI 54481

In celebration of the CWSO's 70th anniversary, Cantus will present a program of holiday arrangements with the CWSO, as well as their newest program offering, "Alone Together." Also featured will be the winner of the annual Betty Frost Jenkins Young Artist Concerto Competition.

About Cantus: By almost any measure, our ability to communicate has never been easier or more advanced. Yet, as the world grows exponentially smaller with new technologies, the rifts between nations, among communities, and in individual relationships only seem to widen. Exploring our struggle to build meaningful connection in a world that has never been more connected, Alone Together is anchored by a multi-movement setting of a Walt Whitman poem, “We Two”, by Steven Sametz, and also informed by David Lang’s modern exploration of yearning in his “Manifesto”. A brand new, multi-movement commission from Libby Larsen helps to celebrate a reaffirmation of our humanity through communication and a recognition of our universal need for understanding and acceptance. Join Cantus for an introspective look at what it means to connect in our modern world.
 
The “engaging” (New Yorker) men’s vocal ensemble Cantus is widely known for its trademark warmth and blend, innovative programming and engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century. The Washington Post has hailed the Cantus sound as having both “exalting finesse” and “expressive power” and refers to the “spontaneous grace” of its music making.
 

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