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6.5.14

Chanticleer in Georgetown


Charles T. Downey, All-male choir Chanticleer closes Georgetown Concert Series on unsatisfying note
Washington Post, May 6, 2014

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Someone New (jazz arrangements), Chanticleer
(2013)
[If you like that sort of thing]
Louis Botto founded the all-male choir Chanticleer in 1978 to perform music of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance. On Sunday, the current formation of the group closed out this year’s Georgetown Concert Series, which has presented two complete seasons at St. John’s Episcopal Church on O Street NW.

Chanticleer’s original mission was to sing music destined for a small consort of male voices, from countertenor to bass. In recent years, the San Francisco-based choir has focused more on arrangements of folk and popular songs, as well as mixed-choir repertory, music not originally meant for male ensemble... [Continue reading]
Chanticleer
Georgetown Concert Series
St. John's Episcopal, Georgetown Parish

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