CD RECORDINGS & COMMERCIAL ALBUMS
VIDEOS of LIVE PERFORMANCES
Commissions of New Composers, World Premieres, CD Recordings & Live Performances
In the summer of 2013, Cor Cantiamo recorded with Abbey Road Studio Grammy Award winning engineers for their first commercial album, Canticum: Choral Music of Jaakko Mäntyjärvi which was released in August 2014 by Centaur Records. This first CD is a compilation of works by Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Canticum being the titular work. It also features Alarum Bells, a work commissioned and premiered by Cor Cantiamo in 2012. Maestro Mäntyjärvi participated in all of the recording sessions.
In the summer of 2014 Cor Cantiamo recorded with Abbey Road Studio engineers again for their second album, Psallite, which was commercially released in April 2016 on the Divine Arts record label. This second CD features many world premiere recordings of works commissioned through the SDG Psalms Project. It has received multiple positive reviews from magazines and leaders in the choral field.
Cor Cantiamo performed at the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Convention 2014 in Cincinnati, OH to great critical acclaim and appeared as the featured professional choir for the Michigan Choral Directors Association State Conference in October 2015.
In August 2016, Cor Cantiamo recorded with Abbey Road Studio engineers again, for their 3rd album, Psallite II, a Part 2 of the first Psallite album, featuring more world premiere recordings of works commissioned through the SDG Psalms Project. This should be released soon! Stay tuned for release dates!
In November 2016, Cor Cantiamo performed the premiere of The 7 Heavens by British composer James Whitbourn.
In May 2017, Cor Cantiamo recorded their 4th album, also with Abbey Road Studio engineers – a compilation of works by British composer James Whitbourn, The 7 Heavens being the titular work. This CD is still in the final production stages. Stay tuned for release dates.
Also in May 2017, Cor Cantiamo performed the world premiere of The Wings of Our Children by American composer, Timothy Takach.
In May 2018, Cor Cantiamo will perform the world premiere of When Did We See You? by American composer, Dominick DiOrio.