Choral Splendor in 40 Parts, a concert 450 years in the making!
Founded in England in 2011, Les Canards Chantants are now based in Philadelphia, where they are Ensemble in Residence at Glencairn Museum, and present concerts of renaissance polyphony at home and abroad. Les Canards Chantants has toured in the UK, Germany, and China, where they headlined the inaugural festival of Western Early Music at the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. Innovative programs like 1.500 Surround Sound (an immersive polychoral experience), Dowland’s Table (Lute song choose-your-own-adventure) and Sex, Drugs and Madrigals (staged Italian madrigals) have cemented the ensemble’s reputation for daring and entertaining presentation in concert, and for engagingwith the most unusual repertoire from the Renaissance.“We are excited to singing alongside of some of our country’s leading performers of this style,” said Maestro Joseph Caulkins. “In addition to them being a special part of these incredible works for 40 or more voices, we will also get to …