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05.03.17
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Chanticleer shows the power of music
The Washington Post
02.03.16
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Chanticleer's Over the Moon shines at Society of the Four Arts
Palm Beach Daily News
09.21.15
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A celestial lunar season opener by Chanticleer
San Francisco Gate
11.20.14
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William Fred Scott named fifth music director of the San Francisco based Grammy award winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer
02.12.14
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His and hers: the men of Chanticleer sing all the parts
The Irish Times
02.11.14
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Scintillating Chanticleer in Dublin's National Concert Hall
BachTrack
03.17.13
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Chanticleer in fine voice at 35
San Francisco Chronicle
02.01.13
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Review: Chanticleer reveals museum's new atrium to be glorious musical space
Cleveland Plain Dealer
12.11.12
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'Chanticleer Christmas' performed with breathtaking artistry
San Jose Mercury News
12.05.12
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Chanticleer’s luminous art traces the Christmas tradition
Chicago Classical Review
12.04.12
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CHANTICLEER ANNOUNCES THEIR 35TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON GALA FEATURING NELLIE MCKAY
12.03.12
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NEW HOME FOR CHANTICLEER IN NEW YORK CITY: SACRED MUSIC IN A SACRED SPACE AT THE CHURCH OF ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA
The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
10.29.12
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Classical music review: Sublime singing from the male ensemble Chanticleer
Dallas Morning News
12.07.11
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Chanticleer brings comfort and joy to Palladium
Indianapolis Examiner
12.05.11
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CHANTICLEER RINGS IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON
ClassicsToday.com
10.08.11
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Chanticleer: Embracing the universality of love
Birmingham News
02.11.11
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CHANTICLEER PERFORMS IN OPENING NIGHT CONCERT AT THE 2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN CHORAL DIRECTORS
12.16.10
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Chanticleer News: Christmas album #1 on Billboard
Chanticleer
09.16.10
Mason Bates, Chanticleer
Chanticleer: Out of This World
San Francisco Classical Voice
09.14.10
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A CHANTICLEER CHRISTMAS RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE
09.07.10
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Chanticleer releases new recordings and download opportunities
Stark Silver Creek News Desk
05.28.10
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Embracing the Renaissance and YouTube, Too
The New York Times
05.20.10
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Chanticleer Wins 2010 Chorus America Education Outreach Award
21C Media Group
03.31.10
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Closing concert of Chanticleer's first National Youth Choral Festival was a resounding success
Mercury News
03.18.10
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Chanticleer’s First National Youth Choral Festival™ Takes Place in San Francisco, March 26-29
21C Media Group
01.28.10
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Chanticleer’s First National Youth Choral Festival™ Takes Place in San Francisco
21C Media Group
01.13.10
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CHANTICLEER TO APPEAR ON A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
12.03.09
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Tune In Tomorrow, Friday December 4, to See Chanticleer on NBC’s Today Show, Television’s Top-Rated Morning Program The Grammy-Winning Ensemble will Perform Holiday Favorites in the 8 and 10 O’clock Hours
21C Media Group
11.24.09
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Chanticleer’s 2009 Holiday Tour Features 25 Performances Across the Country from Nov 28 – Dec 23, and a Return to the Today Show on Friday, December 4
21C Media Group
08.17.09
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CHANTICLEER ANNOUNCES 2009-10 SEASON
04.17.09
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For Song’s 250th Birthday, Voices Ring Out in Praise
The New York Times
09.22.08
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Men In Black
BBC Classical Music Magazine
09.17.08
Yefim Bronfman, Christoph Eschenbach, Alisa Weilerstein, Philadelphia Orchestra , Chanticleer
A No-Show, a Young Star, and a Mercurial Russian Maestro
New York Sun
09.10.08
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CHANTICLEER TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE CLASSICAL MUSIC HALL OF FAME
06.03.08
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At the Kennedy Center, an International Cast of Voices
The Washington Post
04.11.08
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From Songs East and West, a Harmonic Divergence
The New York Times
12.09.07
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Chanticleer Holiday Season
11.06.07
Robert Spano, Chanticleer
Musical America Awards Spano and Chanticleer
MusicalAmerica.com
01.01.01
Donald Runnicles, Patrick Summers, Gene Scheer, Jeremy Denk, Garrick Ohlsson, Jennifer Koh, Yo-Yo Ma, Brooklyn Rider , Minnesota Orchestra , Francesca Zambello, Chanticleer
Opus 3 Artists's Best of 2010

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine, the San Francisco based GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrates its 38th season in 2015-16, performing in the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macao, the Republic of China, the People's Republic of China. Chanticleer will also represent the United States at the biannual Festival de las Chiquitas in Bolivia, celebrating the rich musical heritage of the South American missions. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for their “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,” Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition.

Chanticleer’s 27-concert 2015-16 Bay Area Season will be the first under the direction of newly appointed Music Director William Fred Scott. The season opened in September with Over the Moon featuring a world premiere by Nico Muhly, music by Mahler, Mantyjaarvi, Bates, Paulus, di Lasso, Monteverdi, Desprez and others. A Chanticleer Christmas was in high demand at the Christmas season with performances from coast-to-coast in venues including New York’s St. Ignatius Loyola, Chicago’s First Presbyterian Church, Walt Disney Concert Hall and churches and missions in the San Francisco Bay Area. A Chanticleer Christmas is broadcast annually on over 300 affiliated public radio stations nationwide. The season continues in 2016 with Mission Road;Chanticleer's ongoing exploration of the glorious music of the mission period includes music from the Mexican and Bolivian missions. Washing of the Watera program of spiritually inspired music ranging from Palestrina to Leonard Cohen and Paul Simon, will conclude the season in June. 

Chanticleer’s 24-concert 2013-14 Bay Area Season opens in September with the launch at SF Jazz of a new studio album, Someone New, a collection of jazz/pop tunes by composers such as Brubeck, Jobim, Gotye, Waits, Mercury, Elbow, M83 and others newly arranged for Chanticleer. The concert season opens with She Said/He Said, featuring music by Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, Brahms, Ravel, Barber, as well as the premieres of “Give Me Hunger” by Stacy Garrop and Vince Peterson’s arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now.” A Chanticleer Christmas is in high demand at the Christmas season with performances from coast-to-coast in venues including New York’s St. Ignatius Loyola, Chicago’s First Presbyterian Church, Walt Disney Concert Hall and churches and missions in the San Francisco Bay Area. A Chanticleer Christmas is broadcast annually on over 300 affiliated public radio stations nationwide ... read full bio