On Now

Listen to the Stream
  • Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (Moonlight) 10:00 Claude Debussy
    Stokowski Symphony Orchestra
    Leopold Stokowski
    Buy Now
  • For the Beauty of the Earth 9:56 Traditional
    Cantus
    Buy Now
Playlist
Other MPR Radio Streams
Choral Stream
MPR News
Radio Heartland

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Blog Archive

March 2007
S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31


Master Archive

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

  • Buy the music you've heard on-air! Your purchase helps support our classical service.
    ArkivMusic

Services

Classical Notes

Chanticleer calls

Posted at 2:00 PM on March 29, 2007 by Don Lee

The celebrated men's singing group Chanticleer has a young man from La Crosse under strong consideration for membership. The La Crosse Tribune has the story about Matt Curtis, 21, a junior at Viterbo University.

Not to shortchange Minnesota's own Cantus, but having been around for nearly 30 years, Chanticleer is the standard-setter in the field. So being invited to San Francisco for the final round of the group's auditions looks pretty good on a young singer's resume.

As the story and Chanticleer's Web site indicate, making it to the finals can be an end in itself. The group holds auditions every year, even if it doesn't have openings. Right now Chanticleer isn't looking for a new tenor.