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Cute Christmas Concert from Calmus

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Weihnachtslieder aus aller Welt, Vol. 1, Calmus
(Carus, 2015)
Charles T. Downey, Calmus brings Christmas carols to Wolf Trap
Washington Post, December 8
Holiday concert fever is upon us, and it has taken over the Barns at Wolf Trap. The venue hosted the first stop of a U.S. tour by vocal ensemble Calmus on Sunday night. The program’s theme was “Christmas Carols of the World,” drawn from the German quintet’s new album of the same name.

The first half of the evening aped a celebration of midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, opening with a candlelight procession to an arrangement of the Latin carol “Veni, Veni Emmanuel.” Orlando di Lasso’s setting of some of the Proper texts for the Mass of Christmas Day provided a quasi-liturgical structure... [Continue reading]
Christmas Carols of the World
Barns at Wolf Trap

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