Jake Runestad is one of the most frequently performed and commissioned composers of choral music in the world. This album of his works, recorded by Grammy-award-winning producer Blanton Alspaugh and engineer Brandon Johnson of Soundmirror, was released on the Naxos label in 2020.
Kim Andre Arnesen is one of Norway’s most frequently performed contemporary composers. This album of his works, recorded by Grammy-award-winning producer Blanton Alspaugh and engineer John Newton of Soundmirror, was released on the Naxos label in 2018.
Live Recording Compilations
Little tree features Kantorei’s favorite live recordings from our last several Christmas concerts. The recording includes two wonderful settings of e.e. cummings’ holiday text, ‘little tree,’ as well as several heart-warming arrangements of familiar holiday carols.
Small blue marble features choral music from around the globe. You’ll hear music from such countries as Nigeria, Estonia, Spain, Germany, Thailand, and many others as we celebrate the unity and diversity of all cultures through choral music.
Released in 2003, The Road Home features our favorite folk songs and spirituals. Our best-selling CD, The Road Home explores spirituals and folks songs that express life’s hopes, dreams, frustrations and joys.
Released in 2002, Pillars of Light features the ethereal work of three prominent contemporary composers: René Clausen, Morten Lauridsen, and Eric Whitacre. The CD includes the world premier of “Veni,” a soaring piece commissioned by Kantorei from René Clausen, and performed at the Southwestern Regional ACDA Convention.
Released in 2000, Christmas Night explores the simplicity and beauty of the season, featuring a diverse collection of holiday choral music. Christmas Night will surround you in the myriad sentiments of Christmastime: peaceful and still, merry and radiant. Please note, this recording is currently unavailable for purchase.