The University of Iowa
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Nonstudent $30
College student $10
Senior Citizen $25
Youth $10
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:30 pm
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One of the world’s finest male vocal ensembles explores anthems—songs that conjure pride, identity, and unity. Anthem will feature songs of work, prayer, protest, ceremony, healing, and more from all around the globe.


How Can I Keep From Singing?
Robert Wadsworth Lowry, arr. Stephen Caracciolo

Mogami Gawa Funa Uta
Japanese Folk Song, arr. Osamu Shimizu

Michael McGlynn

Simple Gifts
Joseph Brackett, arr. Stephen Caracciolo


Ave Maria
Leoš Janáček

I Vow To Thee, My Country
Gustav Holst, arr. Aaron Humble

Mamia Khatelishvili

Songs of War and Protest
Medley, arr. Chris Foss

Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder
Chain Gang Song, arr. Robert De Cormier

When We Sing
Rosephanye Powell


Nkosi sikelel i’Afrika (God Bless Africa)
Enoch Sontonga, arr. Gabriel Larentz-Jones

Esti Dal
Zoltán Kodály

Waltzing Matilda
Traditional Australian Song, arr. Stephen Leek

Danny Boy
Irish Folk Song, arr. Jameson Marvin

Oseh Shalom
Nurit Hirsh, arr. Elaine Broad-Ginsberg

Balinese Monkey Chant, arr. Stephen Hatfield

Wedding Qawwali
A.R. Rahman, arr. Ethan Sperry

Smiljaniću pokislo ti perje
Traditional Croatian Klapa

Keep America Singing
Willis A. Diekema

You’ll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel)
Richard Rodgers


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The Daily Iowan - Friday, December 2, 2022

On Dec. 1, the low-voice Cantus ensemble performed its holiday concert ‘Christmas with Cantus: Into the Light’ at Hancher, bringing season’s greetings and inspirational life lessons to the community.

The Daily Iowan - Thursday, April 30, 2015

When Chris Foss sent in his audition tape to join one of the most prestigious men’s choral ensembles, he never expected to be accepted into Cantus after graduation and then travel the world, giving more than 70 performances a year.

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