CHANTICLEER TO APPEAR ON A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION

01.13.10
Chanticleer

Chanticleer has been invited by Garrison Keillor to appear as part of the live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion on January 16 at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.  Other guests include Jean Redpath, legendary Scottish folk singer, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and Chicago Blues singer Elvin Bishop.

The program is broadcast live on the East Coast at 6pm, and delayed at 6pm on the West Coast. Click here to find a station near you.

Listen to the full show. Chanticleer sang "De Blind Man Stood in the Road and Cried" with Garrison Keillor and Aloha Oe

 From 21C Media Group:

Chanticleer’s previous appearance on A Prairie Home Companion was in 1987. A Prairie Home Companion is heard by more than 4 million listeners each week on some 590 public radio stations, and abroad on America One and the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East.

Soon afterwards, Chanticleer will head to Europe for a 13-city tour that includes performances in Paris (Jan 22 and 23); Vienna (a workshop on Jan 25 and a return engagement at the renowned Musikverein on Jan 26); Prague (Jan 27); Bratislava (Jan 29); Brno (Jan 30); Budapest (Jan 31); Amsterdam (the famed Concertgebouw, Feb 3); Luxembourg (Feb 4); Bruges (Feb 5); Riga, Latvia (Feb 8); Cesis, Latvia (Feb 9); Vilnius, Lithuania (Feb 10); and Siegen, Germany (Feb 12). 

Highlights for Chanticleer in the spring include hosting twelve high-school choirs for a four-day National Youth Choral Festival™ in San Francisco (March 26 – 29); a return engagement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (April 10); and, for the second season running, performances in China, where the group will give multiple performances at Shanghai’s Expo 2010 (Jun 11-14).