Secrest Artists Series: Acclaimed as "the premier men"s vocal ensemble in the United States" (Fanfare), Cantus is committed to inspiring audiences with music performed at the highest level. Rehearsing and performing without a conductor or music director, the nine members of Cantus are renowned for adventurous programming spanning many periods and genres. "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914Û_ by Peter Rothstein, with musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach, was commissioned specifically for the collaboration between Cantus and Theater LattÌ© Da. Through new arrangements of European carols and war-songs for a capella voices, "All Is CalmÛ recalls the remarkable World War I truce between Allied Forces and German soldiers in no man"s land on Christmas, 1914. This event will be presented in cooperation with IPLACe, Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7:30pm
Scales Fine Arts Center, Brendle Recital Hall
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106