The Choir Diary
Coming This Spring: <em>I Will Sing!</em>

Coming This Spring: I Will Sing!

We are pleased to announce that Cantabile will soon release our Spring 2021 virtual performance, I Will Sing! These three songs mirror our choral experience in this pandemic—an arc moving from loss to remembrance to joyous hope. Choirs everywhere have found new ways to make music and reach audiences but this has not replaced what

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The Lake Isle Project: The Future

The Lake Isle Project: The Future

Artistic Director Brian Stone: How will [the experience of putting together The Lake Isle] change my conducting? When I conduct I know where the challenging bits are for the performers, at what spots I need to be listening and where I need to be helpful, so I am as much of a resource as possible.

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The Lake Isle Project: We're Not Alone

The Lake Isle Project: We’re Not Alone

“I hoped that a project like this would be inspiring because there are others feeling the same way were are,” explains Artistic Director Brian Stone. We talk about how we miss singing together…Connecting with one another through this struggle is especially important. But if we can open that up even further there is even another

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The Lake Isle Project: We're Not Alone

The Lake Isle Project: We’re Not Alone

Why did Artistic Director Brian Stone pick The Lake Isle to record virtually? I picked this piece because we all loved singing this music in concert with Altius [last year]. Our singers connected with it…and we connected with the other musicians in performance. When we meet at our virtual rehearsals during the pandemic, we talk

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