The Chanticleer vocal ensemble will begin its 45th season with two tours this fall and winter.
The first tour, “Labyrinths”, will take place from September 18 to 24; which will be followed by “A Chanticleer Christmas”, which will tour the United States from December 11-23, 2022.
Repertoire explored in these performances will include music by Stephen Paulus, Zhou Tian, Josquin des Prez, Joni Mitchell, Caroline Shaw, George Walker and Trevor Weston, among others.
“’Labyrinths’ is about the twists and turns we take in our lives – some expected, some unexpected. Everyone’s maze is different, and this program offers us a chance to explore these unique trajectories across cultures and time. Chanticleer’s repertoire is vast, and one of the things I cherish most about the ensemble is its ability to explore similar themes across centuries and genres,” music director Tim Keeler said in a statement. official press release regarding the tours. “Our Christmas program, for example, always features incredibly diverse styles of music that all tell the Christmas story in their own way.”
“Labyrinths” will open in Sacramento, Calif., with stops in Berkeley, Santa Clara and San Francisco. “A Chanticleer Christmas” will open in New York, followed by stops in Chicago, Louisville, Oakland, Los Angeles, Petaluma, Sacramento, Carmel, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Berkeley.