Christmas with Cantus: Three Tales of Christmas

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10 Dec 2021 to 21 Dec 2021

Storytelling is a wondrous and meaningful part of the holiday season. In Three Tales of Christmas, Cantus reimagines beloved stories through familiar carols alongside new holiday classics. Featuring narrated passages from classic holiday tales How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree as well as the newly composed Dakota and the Snow Phoenix, Three Tales of Christmas reminds us of the meaning and joy of the season with fresh perspective and just the right amount of nostalgia.

Dec. 10 at 11 am – Westminster Presbyterian, Minneapolis

Dec. 11 at 7:30 pm - Shepherd of the Valley, Apple Valley

Dec. 12 at 3 pm - Trinity Lutheran, Stillwater

Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm - Fridley District Auditorium, Fridley

Dec. 16 at 11 am - Colonial Church of Edina

Dec. 17 at 7:30 pm - Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul

Dec. 18 at 7:30 pm - Zumbro Lutheran, Rochester

Dec. 19 at 3 pm - Hamline United Methodist, St. Paul

Dec. 20 at 7:30 pm - St. Bartholomew, Wayzata

Dec. 21 at 7:30 pm - Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Paul


Cantus 2021-22 Twin Cities Concert Season

Single tickets and subscription packages can be purchased at or by calling the Cantus box office at 612-435-0055.


Mirthful Heart – Abbie Betinis

Gamelan – Schafer

Welcome Christmas (Fa Who Foraze) - Albert Hague

Must Be Santa – Hal Moore and Bill Fredericks

You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch - Albert Hague

Where Are You Christmas? - James Horner/Will Jennings/Mariah Carey

Love is Christmas – Sara Bareilles

Aguinaldo Carols – Saunder Choi

O Christmas Tree – arr. Michele Weir

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree – Elizabeth Poston

Beside Thy Manger – Rachel Fogerty

Christmas Angel – Corlynn Hanney

I Wonder As I Wander – John J. Niles

I Saw Three Ships – Reggie Bowens

Go Tell It On the Mountain – Marvin Curtis

Croatia – Adam Simon

Silent Night – Brandon Waddles

Dakota and the Snow Phoenix – Chris Foss

Ave Maria – Franz Biebl

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