Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass. Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer has developed a worldwide reputation for its impeccable musicianship, beauty of sound, and wide-ranging repertoire from Renaissance and Mexican Baroque to jazz, gospel, folk, and adventurous new music. Chanticleer has sold over a million records and enjoys a devoted and passionate fan base.
Called “the world’s reigning male chorus,” by the New Yorker magazine, and named “Ensemble of the Year” by Musical America in 2008, Chanticleer will perform more than 100 concerts in 2010-11, the GRAMMY Award-winning ensemble’s 33rd Season. Read more
A Chanticleer Christmas features the ensemble in its natural a cappella setting. Selling more than a million records over the years, Chanticleer's holiday recording have been their most beloved. Here they offer unforgettable renditions of “The First Nowell”, “Away in a Manger” and “O Holy Night” as well as a new LIVE recording of their signature song, the Biebl “Ave Maria”. Read less