Cantori New York wins fourth Chorus America/ASCAP award
Posted 6/28/2018

Mark ShapiroChoral ensemble Cantori New York is proud to be a 2018 recipient of the Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. Artistic Director Mark Shapiro accepted the award at Chorus America’s annual conference in Chicago on June 22. ASCAP is the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

It’s the fourth time Cantori has been given this honor, which the group previously earned in 1997, 2000 and 2010. This achievement, unique among choral organizations in the Eastern United States, attests to the ensemble’s long-standing commitment to distinctive repertoire, imaginative curation and groundbreaking collaborations with contemporary composers and performers.

Cantori’s Artistic Director Mark Shapiro said, “Winning this prestigious award four times over a period spanning more than two decades constitutes an amazing tribute to the musical community of members and supporters who have taken Cantori New York into their hearts for over three decades. It has been a great privilege – and also a lot of fun – to make this exhilarating journey with Cantori’s evergreen cohort of smart, inquisitive, emotionally engaged musicians and listeners.” More...

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