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The Canticum Novum Singers

"An elite chorus.." — The New York Times

2017-2018

A Canticum Novum Christmas

The Canticum Novum Singers
with The Canticum Novum Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum, Director
and James Adam, Organ

“This is the time of year when Christmas music makes its way into concert halls, but it would be hard to imagine a more pleasant evening of these folk and religious works than the program sung by the Canticum Novum Singers.” – The New York Times

Works by Victoria, Praetorius, Britten, Swingle and P.D.Q. Bach, plus traditional carols.

2 Performances:

December 10, 2017 at 3 PM

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church,
68 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY
Admission: $20 general; $10 Students

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2 PM

Advent Lutheran Church
93rd and Broadway, NYC
Admission: $25 general; $20 Students/Seniors

Tickets are available at the door or in advance at www.cvi.yapsody.com


April 2018

Josquin Des Prez: Missa Pange Lingua G.F. Handel: Chandos Anthem Selections

The Canticum Novum Singers
with James Adams, Organ

"Returning to conduct Josquin Des Prez's Missa Pange Lingua, as I do every ten years or so, I am struck more than ever not only by the perfection of this, the greatest and most profound piece before Bach, but its transcendent beauty and utter serenity it exudes. Perhaps in this deeply troubled time we live in, it will give solace to those who are fortunate to bask in it, and perhaps even optimism and long-lasting joy."
- Harold Rosenbaum

Handel’s Chandos Anthems are truly little-known masterpieces. Overshadowed by operas and the Messiah, they certainly deserve to be heard regularly. From the Psalms, Handel chose the Biblical texts himself, as he always preferred to do, and then molded the music to fit the mood and spirit of the words. Each anthem begins with a Sinfonia or Sonata. The body of each anthem consists of arias and choral movements. Never over-long or repetitive, they are always satisfying musically while constantly changing in mood.

For our performance, we present many of the finest choral movements from these anthems.

2 Performances:

April 22, 2018 at 3 PM

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church,
68 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY
Admission: $20 general; $10 Students

April 28, 2018 at 8 PM

Advent Lutheran Church,
93rd and Broadway, NYC
Admission: $25 general; $20 Students/Seniors
Tickets are available at the door or in advance at www.cvi.yapsody.com


June 2, 2018 at 3 PM

Symphony Space,
95th Street and Broadway, NYC
ChoralFest USA
with The Canticum Novum Singers

Admission: FREE

Each year ChoralFest USA highlights the wealth of musical talent across the country. The Canticum Novum Singers joins a dozen accomplished choirs from our region and beyond to reinforce a passion for American, and other, choral music. Audience members are free to come and go as they please during this marathon concert, which runs until 10 PM. For more information, please visit choralfestusa.org


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