Join us...

for Season 14:
from Sunset to Sunrise

Welcome to the 2016 | 2017 Performance Season

Live the Story
  In the choral art, music brings words to new life. A group of singers comes together to become one collective voice, sharing a message and evoking emotion through poetry, traditional sacred texts, and stories old and new. For thirteen years Cantare Houston has presented unique programs showcasing music from all eras and genres with one goal in mind: sharing the story of the music with our audiences.

Experience the Passion
The people of Cantare, singers and board members alike, are from a variety of professions. We are teachers, doctors, professional singers, accountants, and business owners; we work in both the public and private sectors.  Our vocations are as diverse as the genres of music we perform. However, we have at least one quality in common: we are all passionate about music, and our audience members share this sentiment. We are thrilled to have you join us as we continue our tradition of choral storytelling this season.

From Sunset to Sunrise

1000 Beautiful Things
  
We invite you to treat yourself to an evening of world-class music and dining. Cantare Houston and Apollo Chamber Players join forces to present a smörgåsbord of music to satiate any appetite. We will feature music from Haydn, Ola Gjeilo, The Beatles, Swingle Singers, Ben Folds, original folk melodies from Spain and Russia, and American spirituals. You’ll enjoy a three-course dinner, complete with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, while savoring breathtaking views of downtown Houston at sunset.
  
 Gala Banquet and Concert with Apollo Chamber Players


Saturday, September 24, 2016
Houston Club
910 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002
7:00 p.m. - Cocktail hour and silent auction
8:00 p.m. - Banquet and concert

Venue, food and drink kindly underwritten by Charles Gillman.

Love Divine - Christmas at MFAH
  Celebrate the Christmas with Cantare! Happy to be making our annual return to our Christmas home, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Cantare will be performing its unique mix of holiday favorites and contemporary works to ring in the holiday season! We are pleased to feature the Choral Scholars from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church under the direction by Eddie Quaid in preview performances before each concert.
  
 Sunday through Tuesday
 
December 18-20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Audrey Jones Beck Building
5601 Main St., Houston, TX 77005
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Threshold of Night
  
Experience the Lenten story as it can be told through the power of music. Renaissance and Baroque motets paired with renowned contemporary composer, Tarik O'Regan's ethereal piece, Threshold of Night offer a unique perspective on the season. Cantare will be joined by Apollo Chamber Players on the Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo to complete our season journey from sunset to sunrise.
  
 


Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
1311 Holman St., Houston, TX 77004

Guest performers with Apollo Chamber Players
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