The choir begins its holiday tour today (November 24) in Palm Desert, California. The group will then perform in Chicago on November 29 and 30; in the Medieval Courtyard at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on December 3, 5, and 6; and at Stanford University's Memorial Church on December 12 and 13. Additional performances are scheduled for the Maine Center for the Arts in Orono on November 26 and Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on December 19.
"A Chanticleer Christmas", created by the group's music director Joseph Jennings, includes Gregorian chant, Renaissance sacred music, traditional carols, spirituals (arranged by Jennings), Franz Biebl's Ave Maria and C_sar Cui's Magnificat Op. 93.