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JPR Classics Live: Cantus

Cantus is a Minnesota-based all-male vocal ensemble known for their wide-ranging repertoire and beautiful blend of voices. The 8-piece ensemble is known for their distinctive approach to working without a conductor, prefering a chamber-music approach to their performances.

The group originally formed at St. Olaf College twenty five years ago, and transitioned to a professional organization in 1999. The Washington Post has hailed their “exalting finesse” and “expressive power.” 
The ensemble performs more than 60 concerts each year both in national and international touring, and has a busy schedule of educational appearances as well.

Cantus was in town for a performance as part of the 20192-2020 Chamber Music Concerts Series at the SOU Music Recital Hall.

As FM Network Program Director and Music Director, Eric oversees many aspects of JPR's broadcast day. He still hosts the occasional Open Air or classical music shift, and is the driving force behind JPR Live Sessions - our popular series of live in-studio music performances and conversations.