Our Season

 

2019-20 Voices Season

Sing We Noël
Voices Holiday Concert

Friday, December 13th at 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 14th at 3:00 PM

East Chapel Hill High School Auditorium

500 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

with the North Carolina Boys and Girls Choirs

and Leonard Rowe, baritone

Voices “sings in” the holidays with orchestra and special guests in presenting a concert filled with seasonal delights. Principal works include: Honegger – Christmas Cantata, Finzi – In terra pax, Vaughan Williams – Fantasia on Christmas Carols. The concert will also feature familiar carols and popular selections, Hanukkah pieces, a singalong, and will close with John Rutter’s arrangement of  “O Holy Night.”

Music of the Americas

Saturday, May 16th at 7:30 PM

Moeser Auditorium (Hill Hall, UNC-CH)

145 E Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Cantari will present a variety of pieces by composers from Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina and Mexico (e.g., Estevez, Grau, Carcelen, Gardel). Voices then takes us on a musical journey through Canada in performing Donald Patriquin’s Six Songs of Early Canada. Both Voices and Cantari will combine to sing selections from both sets of Copland’s Old American Songs.

 

2018-19 Cantari Season

Shakespeare Anyone?

Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 PM

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

227 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Come hear the Bard’s greatest hits set to lush choral music!  Harmonies and rhythm add new dimensions and flavors to profound texts.  Composers include Frank Martin, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Emma Lou Diemer, William Mathias, and others.

Brasileiro

Saturday, March 21th at 7:30 PM

University United Methodist Church

150 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

This all-Brasilian music concert features Cantari performing a set of works by Brasilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. For the second half of the concert, Cantari will be joined with guest soloist Caique Vidal (from Bahia) and a Brasilian drumming ensemble to present a variety of Brasilian folk and popular song.